Geraise tourism and travel guide

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Visit Geraise: highlights and tourist information

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Geraise is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 43 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Geraise is 341 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Geraise

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)

More information about Geraise, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Geraise, France

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)

Geography and distances

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

Geraise 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 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