Etival tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Baume-les-Messieurs at 25 km from Etival

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Etival in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Baume-les-Messieurs at 25 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 26 km.

Etival, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction north-west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Yvoire guide


at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

After exploring the old town centre in Arbois you can visit the...

See Arbois guide


at 49 km (direction east-south-east)

The salt mines at Salins-les-Bains operated from the 13th - 20th century...

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at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ain department

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

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Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 60 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The Chateau de Joux is an imposing clifftop castle with a 1000...

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at 62 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

Pontarlier is usually visited as part of a trip to enjoy the...

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Map of places to visit near Etival


Markets in and near Etival

  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (14km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (18km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (27km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (28km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (28km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (29km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (31km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (33km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (35km)

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Tourist attractions near Etival, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (37km)
  • Brou Royal Monastery (55km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (14km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (34km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lacs d'Étival (1km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (10km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (11km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (11km)
  • Lac du Val (14km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (15km)
  • Lac de Chambly (16km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (16km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (16km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (17km)
  • Lac du Vernois (17km)
  • Lac de Narlay (18km)
  • Lac de Chalain (18km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (19km)
  • Lac du Fioget (20km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (21km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (23km)
  • Lac des Rousses (23km)
  • Col de la Faucille (23km)
  • Source - la Seille (30km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (40km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Etival is in the east of France at 26 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Etival is 367 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Etival

Canton: Moirans-en-Montagne

Arrondissement: Saint-Claude

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39130

Distance to Etival

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 367 km

from Calais: 572 km

from Nice: 332 km

from Bordeaux: 528 km

from Strasbourg: 274 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 Etival from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chatel-de-Joux, Chaux-Des-Pres, Crenans, La Frasnee, Les Crozets, Les Piards, Lescheres, Meussia, Prenovel, Soucia and Thoiria.

This page in French: Visiter Etival


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