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Chemilla tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chemilla in Jura

Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 31 km from Chemilla

Visit Chemilla: highlights and tourist information

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Chemilla is situated in the Jura department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 31 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 35 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chemilla, 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 Chemilla in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction north-north-east)

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village...

See Chateau-Chalon guide


at 45 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 55 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in roman...

See Tournus abbey guide


at 55 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but you...

See Tournus guide


at 59 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ain department

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for fishing...

See Dombes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chemilla


Markets in and near Chemilla

  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (12km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (23km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (30km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (33km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (34km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (35km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (35km)

More information about Chemilla, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Chemilla, France

What to do at Chemilla? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Chemilla.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (31km)
  • Voltaire Chateau (44km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lacs d'Étival (25km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (26km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (33km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (33km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (35km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (35km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (35km)
  • Col de la Faucille (35km)
  • Lac du Val (36km)
  • Lac de Chambly (37km)
  • Lac de Chalain (39km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (40km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (41km)
  • Lac du Vernois (41km)
  • Lac de Narlay (42km)
  • Lac du Fioget (43km)
  • Lac des Rousses (44km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (45km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (46km)

Geography and distances

Chemilla is in the east of France at 35 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Chemilla is 368 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chemilla

Canton: Arinthod

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39240

Distance to Chemilla

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 368 km

from Calais: 579 km

from Nice: 324 km

from Bordeaux: 506 km

from Strasbourg: 297 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 Chemilla from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arinthod, Cezia, Charnod, Chisseria, Coisia, Condes, Cornod, Dessia, Dramelay, Genod, Lains, Lavans-sur-Valouse, Saint-Hymetiere, Valfin-sur-Valouse, Vescles and Vosbles.

This page in French: Visiter Chemilla

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