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Villeneuve-les-Charnod tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villeneuve-les-Charnod in Jura

Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 24 km from Villeneuve-les-Charnod

Visit Villeneuve-les-Charnod: highlights and tourist information

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Villeneuve-les-Charnod is situated in the Jura department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 24 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 38 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villeneuve-les-Charnod, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Villeneuve-les-Charnod in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 38 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
 
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Macon

Macon

at 50 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit...

See Macon guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey...

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus,...

See Tournus guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 53 km (direction south-west), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide
Perouges

Perouges

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

The hillside walled town of perouges is among our favourite villages to...

See Perouges guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 69 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The pedestrianised town centre and cathedral will form the centre...

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Annecy

Annecy

at 70 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Annecy is a very lovely town with a great deal to enjoy,...

See Annecy guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Jura

Map of places to visit near Villeneuve-les-Charnod

 
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Markets in and near Villeneuve-les-Charnod

  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (15km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (15km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (24km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (29km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (30km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (34km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (36km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (38km)

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Tourist attractions near Villeneuve-les-Charnod, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (24km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (47km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (36km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lacs d'Étival (31km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (32km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (39km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (39km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (39km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (41km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (41km)
  • Lac du Val (41km)
  • Col de la Faucille (42km)
  • Lac de Chambly (42km)
  • Lac de Chalain (44km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (45km)
  • Seille (Saône) (46km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (46km)
  • Lac du Vernois (47km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (47km)
  • Lac de Narlay (47km)
  • Lac du Fioget (49km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (51km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (52km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (40km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villeneuve-les-Charnod is in the east of France at 38 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Villeneuve-les-Charnod is 365 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villeneuve-les-Charnod

Canton: Saint-Julien

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39240

Distance to Villeneuve-les-Charnod

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 365 km

from Calais: 578 km

from Nice: 325 km

from Bordeaux: 500 km

from Strasbourg: 303 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 Villeneuve-les-Charnod from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aromas, Bourcia, Broissia, Charnod, Cornod, Dessia, Genod, Germagnat, La Balme-d'Epy, Lains, Lavans-sur-Valouse, Montagna-le-Templier, Montfleur, Pouillat, Valfin-sur-Valouse, Villechantria and Vosbles.

This page in French: Visiter Villeneuve-les-Charnod

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