Graye-et-Charnay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Graye-et-Charnay in Jura

Photo is of Lons-le-Saunier at 24 km from Graye-et-Charnay

Visit Graye-et-Charnay: highlights and tourist information

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Graye-et-Charnay 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 Graye-et-Charnay in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 24 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 31 km.

Graye-et-Charnay, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 24 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 31 km (direction north-east)

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

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at 34 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 35 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 43 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...

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at 43 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...

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at 50 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Quiet now, in the 15th century Brancion was an important regional centre - hence...

See Brancion 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 54 km (direction north-east)

After exploring the old town centre in Arbois you can visit the scenic Cirque...

See Arbois guide


at 58 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 Graye-et-Charnay


Markets in and near Graye-et-Charnay

  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (9km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (24km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (25km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (27km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (33km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (34km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (36km)

More information about Graye-et-Charnay, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Graye-et-Charnay, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (54km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (33km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lacs d'Étival (27km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (29km)
  • Lac du Val (33km)
  • Lac de Chambly (33km)
  • Lac de Chalain (34km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (35km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (35km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (35km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (36km)
  • Source - la Seille (38km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (38km)
  • Lac du Vernois (39km)
  • Seille (Saône) (40km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (40km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (40km)
  • Lac de Narlay (40km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (41km)
  • Lac du Fioget (41km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (43km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (44km)
  • Col de la Faucille (45km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (59km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (45km)

Geography and distances

Graye-et-Charnay is in the east of France at 24 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Graye-et-Charnay is 353 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Graye-et-Charnay

Canton: Saint-Amour

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39320

Distance to Graye-et-Charnay

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 353 km

from Calais: 564 km

from Nice: 339 km

from Bordeaux: 502 km

from Strasbourg: 292 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 Graye-et-Charnay 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, Champagnat, Chevreaux, Cuiseaux, Digna, Gigny, La Boissiere, Loisia, Louvenne, Marigna-sur-Valouse, Monnetay, Montagna-le-Reconduit, Montrevel, Pimorin, Thoissia and Veria.

This page in French: Visiter Graye-et-Charnay