Bornay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Bornay: highlights and tourist information

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Bornay is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 7 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Bornay is 346 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 7 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bornay, 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 Bornay in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Bornay

Markets in and near Bornay

  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (7km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (25km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (25km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (29km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (31km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (35km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (35km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (36km)

More information about Bornay, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Bornay, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Bornay.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (58km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (16km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (14km)
  • Lac de Chalain (19km)
  • Lac de Chambly (19km)
  • Lac du Val (20km)
  • Source - la Seille (20km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (23km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (25km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (25km)
  • Lac du Vernois (26km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (26km)
  • Lac de Narlay (28km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (28km)
  • Lac du Fioget (28km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (29km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (30km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (30km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (36km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (41km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (42km)
  • Lac des Rousses (43km)
  • Col de la Faucille (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (62km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Bornay

Canton: Lons-le-Saunier-Sud

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39570

Distance to Bornay

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 346 km

from Calais: 553 km

from Nice: 350 km

from Bordeaux: 515 km

from Strasbourg: 274 km

Getting here

Bornay 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 Bornay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 27 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alieze, Arthenas, Briod, Cesancey, Chilly-le-Vignoble, Conliege, Courbette, Courbouzon, Dompierre-sur-Mont, Essia, Frebuans, Geruge, Gevingey, Grusse, Macornay, Messia-sur-Sorne, Moiron, Montaigu, Poids-de-Fiole, Reithouse, Revigny, Rotalier, Saint-Laurent-la-Roche, Saint-Maur, Varessia, Vernantois and Vincelles.

This page in French: Visiter Bornay