Grande-Riviere tourism and travel guide

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Visit Grande-Riviere: highlights and tourist information

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Grande-Riviere is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 31 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Grande-Riviere is 371 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Divonne-les-Bains at 27 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Grande-Riviere, 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 Grande-Riviere 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 Grande-Riviere

Markets in and near Grande-Riviere

  • Morez: market Saturday all day (9km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (18km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (23km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (25km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (27km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (32km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (34km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (35km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (37km)

More information about Grande-Riviere, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Grande-Riviere, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (13km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (37km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de l'Abbaye (1km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (6km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (6km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (9km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (10km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (10km)
  • Lac de Narlay (11km)
  • Lac du Vernois (12km)
  • Lac du Val (12km)
  • Lac du Fioget (14km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (14km)
  • Lac de Chambly (14km)
  • Lac des Rousses (14km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (16km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (17km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (17km)
  • Lac de Chalain (17km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (18km)
  • Col de la Faucille (21km)
  • Source - la Seille (30km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (34km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (59km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Grande-Riviere

Canton: Saint-Laurent-en-Grandvaux

Arrondissement: Saint-Claude

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39150

Distance to Grande-Riviere

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 371 km

from Calais: 573 km

from Nice: 333 km

from Bordeaux: 538 km

from Strasbourg: 266 km

Getting here

Grande-Riviere 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 Grande-Riviere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateau-Des-Pres, Chaux-Des-Pres, La Chaumusse, La Mouille, Lezat, Prenovel, Saint-Laurent-en-Grandvaux, Saint-Pierre and Tancua.

This page in French: Visiter Grande-Riviere