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Lons le Saunier is a commune and the capital city of the Jura department in eastern France. The river Valliere runs through the town, rising in a typical Jura blind valley not far away, at Revigny. Lons le Saunier is approximately equally placed between Besancon, Dijon, Bourg-en-Bresse and Geneva. The wine growing region to the north of the town is particularly well known, and includes the vintages of l'Etoile, Chateau Chalon and Arbois. Lons le Saunier is a wonderful holiday destination, where people can enjoy the main landmarks and the restaurants where they can eat main French specialties and drink a glass of French wine.
Top Attractions within Lons le Saunier
La Comedie Restaurant is a charming restaurant located in Place de la Comedie in Lons le Saunier. Once you pass through the door of the restaurant you will see a beautifully colored, a presentable table with nice tablecloths, a welcoming smile and a great quality-price ration. The meals are made with the freshest and the best ingredients and presented in a very elegant manner. Here, you can enjoy some of the best examples of French cuisine and wine.
La Petite Auberge is another great restaurant located in downtown Lons le Saunier. This family owned restaurant has reasonable rates and delicious food. The owners and chefs are very pleasant and the staff is very welcoming as they explain the menu of the day in English. The menu is varied and the venue has also got a fine selection of wines.
Astronomical Clock of Besancon Cathedral is located in Besancon, near Lons le Saunier, and it represents the main landmark of the city. The Clock was built between 1858 and 1860 by Auguste Lucien Verite. The Astronomical Clock has a precise and complex mechanism consisting of over 30.000 parts and 11 movements. Worked by weights, some operate chimes and automata. The 57 faces of the Astronomical Clock provide a lot of information, such as calendars, the tides in 8 ports, eclipses.