Syam: a charming village in the Jura

The region of Burgundy-Franche-Comté There are many wonders, natural sites, sights, historical and cultural heritages to visit.

From Lons-le-Saunier à Montbéliardof Dijon à BesançonThe road trip takes visitors to the Jura. Whether you live here or are staying to discover the region, here's a good tip: take the opportunity to pass through the charming village of Syam ! The visit of La Villa Palladiennealso known as Château de SyamIt is definitely worth a visit.


Historical monumentThis 19th century villa immerses the visitor in the refreshing and bewitching atmosphere of the Venetian Renaissance palaces. Built in the incomparable style of the Master Andrea Palladio, it bears the name of the man who was nothing less than the chief architect of the Serenissima Republic of Venice.
La Villa Palladienne is a remarkable place witha totally unusual architecture in Burgundy-Franche-Comté. It is therefore a tourist attraction not to be missed if you are visiting the area, taking a spa treatment in Salins-les-Bainsdiscover Doleon Doubs or the Jura.

From mosaic parquet floors with multiple wood species to chandeliers, all unique pieces, the guided tour reveals a thousand and one secrets of construction and ornamentation. An example? All the ribs used in the building are multiples of 8!

From one room to the next, the unique collection of wallpapers and panoramas transports the visitor from Greek and Roman antiquity to the French Second Empire via the Romantic period.

As for the furnishings, you can admire original furniture, reflecting various eras from the empire style to Louis-Philippe furniture.


If you do the Burgundy wine routeIf you visit Lyon, Pontarlieror the Haut-Jura Regional ParkTake the opportunity to get away to Syam to admire La Villa Palladienne.

It is even possible to stop off at this major tourist attraction and regional heritage site. Indeed, there are bed and breakfast with gourmet breakfast welcome visitors and ensure a comfortable rest in a villa as original as it is serene.

In addition, the former stables of the Syam Castle are now being rehabilitated into cottages. They are inspired by Claude Nicolas Ledoux, as is the Royal Salt Works of Arc-et-SenansA UNESCO World Heritage Site, the former salt factory is only 50 km away.

In the vicinity, the Gorges de la Langouettethe La Billaude waterfalls, the losses in the Ain complete your stay with nature outings in places of wild beauty.

Visit the Villa Paladienne