Villers-les-Bois tourism and travel guide

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Visit Villers-les-Bois: highlights and tourist information

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Villers-les-Bois is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), 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).

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

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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!


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Map of places to visit near Villers-les-Bois

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)

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

Tourist attractions near Villers-les-Bois, France

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)

Geography and distances

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

Villers-les-Bois is in the east of France. 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