Villette-les-Arbois tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villette-les-Arbois in Jura

Photo is of Arbois at 3 km from Villette-les-Arbois

Visit Villette-les-Arbois: highlights and tourist information

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Villette-les-Arbois 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 Villette-les-Arbois in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Arbois at 3 km and Salins-les-Bains at 10 km.

Villette-les-Arbois, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 3 km (direction south-east)

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

See Arbois guide


at 10 km (direction east)

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

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Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 13 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction south-west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

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at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

Lods is quite small but very pleasant to explore, in particular the village along...

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at 42 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Besancon guide


at 42 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The small village of Mouthier-Haute-Pierre is well placed to explore the source of the...

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Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

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

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at 46 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

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Markets in and near Villette-les-Arbois

  • Arbois: market Friday (3km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (23km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (27km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (32km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (37km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (40km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (41km)

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Tourist attractions near Villette-les-Arbois, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (24km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (27km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (18km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (21km)
  • Lac de Chalain (28km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (30km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (31km)
  • Lac de Chambly (31km)
  • Lac du Fioget (31km)
  • Lac du Vernois (32km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (33km)
  • Lac du Val (33km)
  • Lac de Narlay (34km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (35km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (35km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (39km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (39km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (45km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (40km)

Geography and distances

Villette-les-Arbois is in the east of France at 31 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Villette-les-Arbois is 332 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villette-les-Arbois

Canton: Arbois

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39600

Distance to Villette-les-Arbois

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 332 km

from Calais: 530 km

from Nice: 377 km

from Bordeaux: 542 km

from Strasbourg: 238 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 Villette-les-Arbois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abergement-le-Grand, Abergement-le-Petit, Aiglepierre, Arbois, Grozon, La Chatelaine, Les Arsures, Les Planches-Pres-Arbois, Mathenay, Mesnay, Molamboz, Montigny-les-Arsures, Mouchard, Pagnoz, Pupillin, Saint-Cyr-Montmalin, Vadans and Villeneuve-d'Aval.

This page in French: Visiter Villette-les-Arbois