Genod tourism and travel guide

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Visit Genod: highlights and tourist information

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Genod is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 36 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Genod is 366 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 29 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 36 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Genod, 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 Genod 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 Genod

Markets in and near Genod

  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (14km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (17km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (25km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (29km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (32km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (35km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (36km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (37km)

More information about Genod, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Genod, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

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National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (29km)
  • Voltaire Chateau (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (51km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (32km)

Remarkable gardens

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

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lacs d'Étival (27km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (28km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (35km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (35km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (36km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (37km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (37km)
  • Lac du Val (37km)
  • Col de la Faucille (37km)
  • Lac de Chambly (38km)
  • Lac de Chalain (40km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (41km)
  • Lac du Vernois (43km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (43km)
  • Lac de Narlay (43km)
  • Lac du Fioget (45km)
  • Lac des Rousses (46km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (47km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (44km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Genod

Canton: Arinthod

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39240

Distance to Genod

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 366 km

from Calais: 578 km

from Nice: 325 km

from Bordeaux: 504 km

from Strasbourg: 299 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arinthod, Cezia, Charnod, Chemilla, Chisseria, Coisia, Cornod, Dessia, Dramelay, Lains, Lavans-sur-Valouse, Saint-Hymetiere, Valfin-sur-Valouse, Villeneuve-les-Charnod and Vosbles.

This page in French: Visiter Genod