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La Balme-d'Epy tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 24 km from La Balme-d'Epy

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La Balme-d'Epy 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 La Balme-d'Epy in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 24 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 34 km.

La Balme-d'Epy, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 24 km (direction south-west), in the Ain department

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction north-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs 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...

See Tournus abbey guide
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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...

See Tournus guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide


at 46 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit to...

See Macon guide


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

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

See Brancion guide


at 53 km (direction south-west), in the Ain department

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for fishing and...

See Dombes guide


at 62 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide


at 69 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several historical monuments paying...

See Trevoux guide

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Markets in and near La Balme-d'Epy

  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (8km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (22km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (24km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (31km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (33km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (34km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (34km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (37km)

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Tourist attractions near La Balme-d'Epy, France

What to do at La Balme-d'Epy? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting La Balme-d'Epy.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (24km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (46km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lacs d'Étival (33km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (37km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (38km)
  • Seille (Saône) (40km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (40km)
  • Lac du Val (41km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (41km)
  • Lac de Chambly (42km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (42km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (42km)
  • Lac de Chalain (43km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (43km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (46km)
  • Lac du Vernois (47km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (47km)
  • Source - la Seille (48km)
  • Lac de Narlay (48km)
  • Lac du Fioget (49km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (51km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (37km)

Geography and distances

La Balme-d'Epy is in the east of France at 35 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: La Balme-d'Epy is 359 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Balme-d'Epy

Canton: Saint-Julien

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39320

Distance to La Balme-d'Epy

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 359 km

from Calais: 571 km

from Nice: 331 km

from Bordeaux: 497 km

from Strasbourg: 301 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 La Balme-d'Epy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 25 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andelot-Morval, Bourcia, Broissia, Charnod, Chazelles, Coligny, Courmangoux, Florentia, Lains, Louvenne, Montagna-le-Templier, Montfleur, Montrevel, Nanc-les-Saint-Amour, Nantey, Pouillat, Saint-Jean-d'Etreux, Saint-Julien, Salavre, Senaud, Thoissia, Val-d'Epy, Verjon, Villechantria and Villeneuve-les-Charnod.

This page in French: Visiter La Balme-d'Epy


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