Villard-sur-Bienne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villard-sur-Bienne in Jura

Photo is of Divonne-les-Bains at 23 km from Villard-sur-Bienne

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Villard-sur-Bienne is situated in the Jura department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Villard-sur-Bienne in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Divonne-les-Bains at 23 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 32 km.

Villard-sur-Bienne, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 23 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now has a leisure lake and...

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction north-west)

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and steep wooded slopes and...

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at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region, well placed to explore...

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Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva is extraordinarily pretty and...

See Yvoire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction north-west)

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon is its...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 46 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Tourist activity here at Thonon-les-Bains on Lac Leman is based around the lakefront, views...

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at 48 km (direction north-north-west)

After exploring the old town centre in Arbois you can visit the scenic Cirque...

See Arbois guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 57 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

The Chateau de Joux is an imposing clifftop castle with a 1000 year history...

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at 59 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

Pontarlier is usually visited as part of a trip to enjoy the local scenery...

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Map of places to visit near Villard-sur-Bienne


Markets in and near Villard-sur-Bienne

  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (11km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (11km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (20km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (23km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (27km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (29km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (30km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (30km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (35km)

More information about Villard-sur-Bienne, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Villard-sur-Bienne, France

What to do at Villard-sur-Bienne? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Villard-sur-Bienne.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (29km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (6km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (35km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de l'Abbaye (6km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (8km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (9km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (11km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (12km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (13km)
  • Col de la Faucille (15km)
  • Lac des Rousses (15km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (17km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (17km)
  • Lac du Val (18km)
  • Lac de Narlay (19km)
  • Lac du Vernois (19km)
  • Lac de Chambly (20km)
  • Lac du Fioget (21km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (21km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (23km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (23km)
  • Lac de Chalain (23km)
  • Source - la Seille (36km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (41km)
  • Mole (59km)

Geography and distances

Villard-sur-Bienne is in the east of France at 34 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Villard-sur-Bienne is 375 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villard-sur-Bienne

Canton: Saint-Claude

Arrondissement: Saint-Claude

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39200

Distance to Villard-sur-Bienne

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 375 km

from Calais: 579 km

from Nice: 327 km

from Bordeaux: 535 km

from Strasbourg: 273 km

Getting here

Most visitors drive via Paris (from the north and west) or via Lyon (from the south), or fly into Geneva to the south For driving distances to Villard-sur-Bienne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateau-Des-Pres, Chaux-Des-Pres, La Rixouse, Les Piards, Lescheres, Lezat, Longchaumois and Prenovel.

This page in French: Visiter Villard-sur-Bienne