Avignon-les-Saint-Claude tourism and travel guide

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Visit Avignon-les-Saint-Claude: highlights and tourist information

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Avignon-les-Saint-Claude is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 39 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Avignon-les-Saint-Claude is 379 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Divonne-les-Bains at 23 km and Yvoire at 37 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Avignon-les-Saint-Claude, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Avignon-les-Saint-Claude in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Avignon-les-Saint-Claude

Markets in and near Avignon-les-Saint-Claude

  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (1km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (17km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (20km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (20km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (21km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (23km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (25km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (31km)
  • Valleiry: market Sunday (33km)

More information about Avignon-les-Saint-Claude, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Avignon-les-Saint-Claude, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Avignon-les-Saint-Claude.

Most beautiful villages in France

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National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (25km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (51km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (7km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (37km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (4km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (10km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (13km)
  • Col de la Faucille (13km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (16km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (22km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (22km)
  • Lac des Rousses (22km)
  • Lac du Val (26km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (26km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (27km)
  • Lac de Chambly (28km)
  • Lac de Narlay (28km)
  • Lac du Vernois (29km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (30km)
  • Lac du Fioget (31km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (31km)
  • Lac de Chalain (31km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (33km)
  • Source - la Seille (43km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Avignon-les-Saint-Claude

Canton: Saint-Claude

Arrondissement: Saint-Claude

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

Postcode: 39200

Distance to Avignon-les-Saint-Claude

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 379 km

from Calais: 585 km

from Nice: 319 km

from Bordeaux: 528 km

from Strasbourg: 283 km

Getting here

Avignon-les-Saint-Claude is in the east of France. 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 Avignon-les-Saint-Claude from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chassal, Coiserette, Coyriere, Cuttura, Larrivoire, Lavans-les-Saint-Claude, Les Molunes, Ponthoux, Ravilloles, Saint-Claude, Saint-Lupicin, Septmoncel and Villard-Saint-Sauveur.

This page in French: Visiter Avignon-les-Saint-Claude