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Visit Gillois: highlights and tourist information

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Gillois 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: Gillois is 361 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Salins-les-Bains at 25 km and Arbois at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gillois, 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 Gillois 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 Gillois

Markets in and near Gillois

  • Champagnole: market Saturday (8km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (24km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (26km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (31km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (36km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (41km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (43km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (43km)

More information about Gillois, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Gillois, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (37km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (47km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (57km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Billaude (8km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (10km)
  • Lac du Fioget (11km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (12km)
  • Lac de Narlay (13km)
  • Lac du Vernois (14km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (14km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (15km)
  • Lac de Chalain (19km)
  • Lac de Chambly (19km)
  • Lac du Val (20km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (20km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (20km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (24km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (24km)
  • Source - la Seille (25km)
  • Lac des Rousses (26km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (30km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (38km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (39km)
  • Col de la Faucille (41km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (44km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gillois

Canton: Nozeroy

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39250

Distance to Gillois

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

from Paris: 361 km

from Calais: 559 km

from Nice: 351 km

from Bordeaux: 553 km

from Strasbourg: 243 km

Getting here

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

We have 24 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arsure-Arsurette, Bief-Des-Maisons, Billecul, Bourg-de-Sirod, Charency, Conte, Crans, Doye, Equevillon, Fraroz, La Faviere, La Latette, Lent, Les Chalesmes, Longcochon, Mieges, Molpre, Mournans-Charbonny, Nozeroy, Rix, Saint-Germain-en-Montagne, Sapois, Sirod and Syam.

This page in French: Visiter Gillois

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