Etival tourism and travel guide

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Visit Etival: highlights and tourist information

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Etival is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 26 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Etival is 367 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Baume-les-Messieurs at 25 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Etival, 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 Etival 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 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)

More information about Etival, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Etival, France

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

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

Etival 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 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