Villechantria tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villechantria in Jura

Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 25 km from Villechantria

Visit Villechantria: highlights and tourist information

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Villechantria 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 Villechantria in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 25 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 35 km.

Villechantria, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 25 km (direction south-west), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse, allow time to...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in roman style with a...

See Tournus abbey guide


at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but you will also discover...

See Tournus guide


at 47 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit to nearby Lamartine's...

See Macon guide


at 52 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Quiet now, in the 15th century Brancion was an important regional centre - hence...

See Brancion guide


at 54 km (direction south-west), in the Ain department

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for fishing and bird-watching...

See Dombes guide


at 64 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The pedestrianised town centre and cathedral will form the centre of your visit to...

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide

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Map of places to visit near Villechantria


Markets in and near Villechantria

  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (10km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (20km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (25km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (32km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (32km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (33km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (35km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (37km)

More information about Villechantria, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Villechantria, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (25km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (47km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lacs d'Étival (32km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (35km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (37km)
  • Lac du Val (40km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (40km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (41km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (41km)
  • Lac de Chambly (41km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (42km)
  • Seille (Saône) (42km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (42km)
  • Lac de Chalain (43km)
  • Col de la Faucille (44km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (45km)
  • Lac du Vernois (46km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (46km)
  • Lac de Narlay (47km)
  • Source - la Seille (48km)
  • Lac du Fioget (48km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (50km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (39km)

Geography and distances

Villechantria is in the east of France at 35 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Villechantria is 360 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villechantria

Canton: Saint-Julien

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39320

Distance to Villechantria

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 360 km

from Calais: 573 km

from Nice: 330 km

from Bordeaux: 498 km

from Strasbourg: 301 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 Villechantria from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andelot-Morval, Bourcia, Broissia, Charnod, Courmangoux, Dessia, Florentia, La Balme-d'Epy, Lains, Louvenne, Montagna-le-Templier, Montfleur, Montrevel, Nantey, Pouillat, Pressiat, Saint-Julien, Senaud, Thoissia, Val-d'Epy and Villeneuve-les-Charnod.

This page in French: Visiter Villechantria