Gigny tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gigny: highlights and tourist information

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Gigny 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: Gigny is 354 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 26 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gigny, 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 Gigny 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 Gigny

Markets in and near Gigny

  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (9km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (26km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (26km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (27km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (32km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (33km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (37km)

More information about Gigny, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Gigny, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (53km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (36km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lacs d'Étival (27km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (30km)
  • Lac du Val (33km)
  • Lac de Chambly (34km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (34km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (35km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (35km)
  • Lac de Chalain (35km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (36km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (39km)
  • Source - la Seille (39km)
  • Lac du Vernois (39km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (40km)
  • Seille (Saône) (40km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (40km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (41km)
  • Lac de Narlay (41km)
  • Lac du Fioget (42km)
  • Col de la Faucille (44km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (44km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (45km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (60km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (44km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gigny

Canton: Saint-Julien

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

Postcode: 39320

Distance to Gigny

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

from Paris: 354 km

from Calais: 566 km

from Nice: 337 km

from Bordeaux: 502 km

from Strasbourg: 293 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andelot-Morval, Cuiseaux, Dramelay, Graye-et-Charnay, La Boissiere, Loisia, Louvenne, Marigna-sur-Valouse, Monnetay, Montagna-le-Reconduit, Montrevel, Nancuise, Nantey, Pimorin, Thoissia and Veria.

This page in French: Visiter Gigny