The A39 freeway, from Dijon to Viriat


The A39, the green freeway

The A39 freeway, stretching for almost 140 km, links the city of Dijon to the town of Viriat, north of Lyon. It offers travelers an enchanting escapade through the region. Nicknamed the "Green Motorway", it links Dijon to Bourg-en-Bresse, passing through lush greenery, famous vineyards and charming villages. Take the A39 and you'll discover such gems as Lons-le-Saunier, the birthplace of Comté cheese, and Louhans, famous for its picturesque poultry market.

This scenic route not only connects destinations, it also tells the story of the Franc-Comtois and Burgundy regions, between tradition and modernity. The A39, like an invitation to travel, seduces travelers eager to discover, guiding them through a mosaic of landscapes and authentic flavors.

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Between vineyards and medieval towns along the A39 highway

The A39 freeway, winding its way through some of France's most picturesque landscapes, offers travelers an unforgettable escapade through enchanted territories. Along the way, you'll discover a variety of regional gems, from the verdant vineyards of Burgundy to the wooded hills of the Jura. Wine lovers can stop off at renowned wine villages such as Château-Chalon, renowned for its unique yellow wine, while history buffs will be charmed by the medieval town of Beaune, famous for its hospices and preserved architecture. Travelers will also have the opportunity to savor the local gastronomy by stopping off at the charming inns lining the freeway, offering regional culinary delights such as Comté cheese and Burgundy snails.


Discover the treasures of the Jura and its biodiversity

Continuing along the A39, adventurers will be captivated by the natural landscapes that stretch as far as the eye can see. The Jura mountains offer endless possibilities for outdoor enthusiasts, with winding hiking trails, crystal-clear lakes and breathtaking panoramic views. Nature lovers can explore the Haut-Jura Regional Nature Park, an unspoilt setting with exceptional biodiversity. The small villages along the way also reveal hidden treasures, from local craftsmen to picturesque markets where you can sample local produce.

The A39 freeway offers much more than just a means of transport; it's the gateway to a sensory, cultural and natural adventure, inviting every traveller to immerse themselves in the richness of the territories that border it.

Towns to discover around the A39

Image de la ville Dijon

The city of Dijon

Dijon, capital of Burgundy, will charm you with its medieval architecture, prestigious vineyards, world-famous mustard and delicious cuisine. Discover refinement and history in Dijon

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The town of Dole

Dole, the jewel of the Jura region, will seduce you with its medieval old town, picturesque canals, Renaissance mansions and charming atmosphere. Discover history and authenticity around every corner!


The town of Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse, the pearl of the Ain region, will enchant you with its royal monastery, its tasty Bresse poultry, its verdant parks and its provincial atmosphere. Explore the gentleness of Bresse!