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Avignon-les-Saint-Claude tourism and travel guide

Photo of Avignon-les-Saint-Claude in Jura

Photo is of Divonne-les-Bains at 23 km from Avignon-les-Saint-Claude

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

To Visit Attractions

Avignon-les-Saint-Claude is situated in the Jura department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

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

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!



at 23 km (direction east), in the Ain department

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now has a leisure...

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva is extraordinarily...

See Yvoire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction north-north-west)

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and steep wooded...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


at 39 km (direction north-west)

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region, well placed...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction north-north-west)

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 48 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Tourist activity here at Thonon-les-Bains on Lac Leman is based around the...

See Thonon les Bains guide


at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse, allow...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Jura

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)

Hotels near Avignon-les-Saint-Claude

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

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

What to do at Avignon-les-Saint-Claude? 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

(see also beautiful French villages)

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

Avignon-les-Saint-Claude is 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).

Geographical Information

Commune: Avignon-les-Saint-Claude

Canton: Saint-Claude

Arrondissement: Saint-Claude

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

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

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

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