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Geraise tourism and travel guide

Photo of Geraise in Jura

Photo is of Salins-les-Bains at 5 km from Geraise

Visit Geraise: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Salins-les-Bains at 5 km and Arbois at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Geraise, 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 Geraise in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Arbois guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 15 km (direction west-north-west), in the Doubs department

The Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans is an entire factory and living spaces...

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 17 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

The gardens of the Chateau de Cleron can be seen next to...

See Chateau de Cleron guide
 
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Ornans

Ornans

at 22 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

The highlight of your visit to Ornans is the section along the...

See Ornans guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

Lods is quite small but very pleasant to explore, in particular the...

See Lods guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The small village of Mouthier-Haute-Pierre is well placed to explore the source...

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 31 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Pontarlier guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 33 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

The citadel, cathedral and some impressive 16th century townhouses are among the...

See Besancon guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 34 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Joux guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction south-west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Dole

Dole

at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is the principal attraction...

See Dole guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 43 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide

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

Map of places to visit near Geraise

 
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Markets in and near Geraise

  • Levier: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (15km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (24km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (31km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (32km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (38km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (44km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (45km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (45km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (50km)

Hotels near Geraise

More information about Geraise, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Geraise, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (38km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (38km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Joux (14km)
  • Source - la Seille (29km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (31km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (33km)
  • Lac du Fioget (33km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (33km)
  • Lac de Chalain (34km)
  • Lac du Vernois (35km)
  • Lac de Narlay (35km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (36km)
  • Lac de Chambly (36km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (37km)
  • Lac du Val (38km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (39km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (39km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (42km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (31km)
 
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Geography and distances

Geraise is in the east of France at 43 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Geraise is 341 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Geraise

Canton: Salins-les-Bains

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39110

Distance to Geraise

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 341 km

from Calais: 535 km

from Nice: 376 km

from Bordeaux: 557 km

from Strasbourg: 226 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 Geraise from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abergement-les-Thesy, Arc-sous-Montenot, Bracon, Cernans, Clucy, Crouzet-Migette, Dournon, Ivrey, Nans-sous-Sainte-Anne, Sainte-Anne, Saizenay, Salins-les-Bains, Saraz and Thesy.

This page in French: Visiter Geraise

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