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La Cluse-et-Mijoux tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Cluse-et-Mijoux: highlights and tourist information

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La Cluse-et-Mijoux is situated in the Doubs department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 49 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: La Cluse-et-Mijoux is 373 kilometres from Paris).

Attractions in La Cluse-et-Mijoux

The Chateau de Joux is an imposing clifftop castle with a 1000 year history close to Pontarlier: Chateau de Joux

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Joux at 0 km and Pontarlier at 4 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Cluse-et-Mijoux, 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 La Cluse-et-Mijoux in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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


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Map of places to visit near La Cluse-et-Mijoux

Markets in and near La Cluse-et-Mijoux

  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (4km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (38km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (47km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (49km)

More information about La Cluse-et-Mijoux, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near La Cluse-et-Mijoux, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (15km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (24km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (29km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (32km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (34km)
  • Saut du Doubs (34km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (40km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (40km)
  • Lac du Fioget (42km)
  • Lac de Narlay (44km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (44km)
  • Lac du Vernois (45km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (46km)
  • Lac des Rousses (46km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (50km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (50km)
  • Lac de Chalain (50km)
  • Lac de Chambly (51km)
  • Lac du Val (51km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (52km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Cluse-et-Mijoux

Canton: Pontarlier

Arrondissement: Pontarlier

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25300

Distance to La Cluse-et-Mijoux

from Besancon (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 373 km

from Calais: 561 km

from Nice: 359 km

from Bordeaux: 584 km

from Strasbourg: 216 km

Getting here

La Cluse-et-Mijoux is in the eastern-center 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 La Cluse-et-Mijoux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dommartin, Granges-Narboz, Houtaud, Les Fourgs, Les Grangettes, Montperreux, Oye-et-Pallet, Pontarlier and Verrieres-de-Joux.

This page in French: Visiter La Cluse-et-Mijoux

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