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Villers-les-Bois tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villers-les-Bois in Jura

Photo is of Arbois at 15 km from Villers-les-Bois

Visit Villers-les-Bois: highlights and tourist information

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Villers-les-Bois is situated in the Jura department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Arbois at 15 km and Chateau-Chalon at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villers-les-Bois, 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 Villers-les-Bois in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Arbois

Arbois

at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Arbois guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 21 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans is an entire factory and living spaces...

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Dole

Dole

at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is the principal attraction...

See Dole guide
 
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Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 23 km (direction east)

The salt mines at Salins-les-Bains operated from the 13th - 20th century...

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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

Lons-le-Saunier

at 26 km (direction south)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction south), in the Haute-Saone department

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the prettiest in Franche-Comté...

See Pesmes guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The gardens of the Chateau de Cleron can be seen next to...

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The highlight of your visit to Ornans is the section along the...

See Ornans guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 50 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

The citadel, cathedral and some impressive 16th century townhouses are among the...

See Besancon guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 54 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

A quiet town, Nuits-Saint-Georges wil be part of your tour of the...

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Dijon

Dijon

at 62 km (direction north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

There is a remarkable range of interesting historic sites in Dijon, perhaps...

See Dijon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Villers-les-Bois

 
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Markets in and near Villers-les-Bois

  • Arbois: market Friday (15km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (24km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (26km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (31km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (31km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (33km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (34km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (40km)

Hotels near Villers-les-Bois

More information about Villers-les-Bois, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Villers-les-Bois, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (17km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (21km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (18km)
  • Lac de Chalain (31km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (32km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (33km)
  • Lac de Chambly (34km)
  • Lac du Val (36km)
  • Lac du Fioget (37km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (37km)
  • Lac du Vernois (38km)
  • Lac de Narlay (39km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (39km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (40km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (40km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (42km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (42km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quetigny (57km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (49km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villers-les-Bois is in the east of France at 26 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Villers-les-Bois is 324 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villers-les-Bois

Canton: Poligny

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39120

Distance to Villers-les-Bois

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 324 km

from Calais: 525 km

from Nice: 380 km

from Bordeaux: 529 km

from Strasbourg: 247 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 Villers-les-Bois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aumont, Bersaillin, Biefmorin, Brainans, Bretenieres, Champrougier, Chemenot, Colonne, Le Chateley, Le Deschaux, Montholier, Neuvilley, Oussieres, Seligney, Tassenieres, Villers-Robert and Villerserine.

This page in French: Visiter Villers-les-Bois

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