Gigny tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gigny in Jura

Photo is of Lons-le-Saunier at 26 km from Gigny

Visit Gigny: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Gigny in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 26 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 32 km.

Gigny, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction north-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


at 33 km (direction south-west), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse, allow time to...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 44 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in roman style with a...

See Tournus abbey guide


at 44 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but you will also discover...

See Tournus guide


at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit to nearby Lamartine's...

See Macon guide


at 59 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The pedestrianised town centre and cathedral will form the centre of your visit to...

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide

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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

What to do at Gigny? 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

Gigny is in the east of France at 26 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Gigny is 354 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gigny

Canton: Saint-Julien

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

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

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