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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Jura

Syam - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Jura

Syam village is watered by three rivers: the Healthy, joined by the Lemma, flows in Ain forges.

Syam comes from the Latin sean.

The railway viaduct over the road from Syam Champagnole overlooking the Ain 52 meters.

Geographical information

Latitude46.6988420 (N 46° 41’ 56”)
Longitude5.9527010 (E 5° 57’ 10”)
AltitudeFrom 521m to 794m
Surface area6.90 km²
Population202 inhabitants
Density29 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLons-le-Saunier (40 km, 46 min)
Insee code39523
IntercommunalityCC Champagnole Porte du Haut Jura
TerritoryFranche-Comté, Jura mountains

Nearest cities & towns

Crans3.3 km (5 min)
Bourg-de-Sirod4.6 km (9 min)
Cize5.7 km (9 min)
Le Vaudioux6.5 km (10 min)
Sirod6.8 km (10 min)
Champagnole7.1 km (11 min)
Les Planches-en-Montagne7.7 km (10 min)
Ney8.1 km (11 min)
Pillemoine8.1 km (11 min)
Sapois8.5 km (12 min)
Chaux-des-Crotenay8.9 km (11 min)
Lent9.3 km (14 min)
Équevillon9.5 km (11 min)
Conte9.6 km (15 min)

Things to see and do

Museum forges.

Unusual place, the treehouses.

Places of interest


Events and festivities

Flea market on the 3rd Sunday of June forges with buffet refreshments, organized by the company Syam hunting.


Palladian villa ( © Jean Espirat )
Palladian villa ( © Jean Espirat )
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Palladian Villa ( © Jean Espirat )
Palladian Villa ( © Jean Espirat )
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Buildings forges ( © Jean Espirat )
Buildings forges ( © Jean Espirat )
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Buildings forges ( © Jean Espirat )
Buildings forges ( © Jean Espirat )
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Fountain in the courtyard of the forges ( © Jean Espirat )
Fountain in the courtyard of the forges ( © Jean Espirat )
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Explanation of forges ( © Jean Espirat )
Explanation of forges ( © Jean Espirat )
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Forges Syam ( © Jean Espirat )
Forges Syam ( © Jean Espirat )
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Monday 25 september
Min. 7°C - Max. 17°C
Tuesday 26 september
Min. 11°C - Max. 17°C
Wednesday 27 september
Min. 9°C - Max. 20°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Cascade Billaude.

Intermittent source.

Roche Saracens.

Loss of Ain.

Line Swallows.

The four lakes.

Hiking and mountain biking routes.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Guided, themed photo trip
Arts and Crafts40 € to 70 € Les Rousses (24 km)
Canyoning in Upper Jura Nature Park
Sports sensations45 € to 68 € Saint-Claude (35 km)
Canyoning around Saint-Claude
Sports sensations40 € Saint-Claude (36 km)
Visit to a distilling workshop
Local flavoursFreeLes Fourgs (38 km)
Fly fishing course
Nature and the great outdoors140 € Champagne-sur-Loue (39 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Bernard Rock Circuit
HikeAthletic3h30Bellefontaine (17.9 km)
Dan Cross
HikeEasy1h45Poligny (24 km)
The Cimante waterfalls
HikeIntermediate2h45Thoiria (25 km)
Nezan - Montcusel
HikeIntermediate4h30Dortan (46 km)
Tour of Mollard de Nétru
Village visitIntermediate1h30Chancia (46 km)


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