La Cluse-et-Mijoux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Joux at 0 km from La Cluse-et-Mijoux

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

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La Cluse-et-Mijoux is situated in the Doubs department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

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

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Joux at 0 km and Pontarlier at 4 km.

La Cluse-et-Mijoux, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle less than one km (direction west)

The Chateau de Joux is an imposing clifftop castle with a 1000 year history...

See Chateau de Joux guide


at 4 km (direction north-north-west)

Pontarlier is usually visited as part of a trip to enjoy the local scenery...

See Pontarlier guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-west)

The small village of Mouthier-Haute-Pierre is well placed to explore the source of the...

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction north-west)

Lods is quite small but very pleasant to explore, in particular the village along...

See Lods guide


at 31 km (direction north-west)

The highlight of your visit to Ornans is the section along the Loue river,...

See Ornans guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

The gardens of the Chateau de Cleron can be seen next to the Loue...

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at 39 km (direction west), in the Jura department

The salt mines at Salins-les-Bains operated from the 13th - 20th century and are...

See Salins-les-Bains guide


at 46 km (direction west), in the Jura department

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

See Arbois guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 48 km (direction west-north-west)

The Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans is an entire factory and living spaces that were...

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide


at 50 km (direction north-west)

The citadel, cathedral and some impressive 16th century townhouses are among the highlights to...

See Besancon guide


at 60 km (direction north-east)

Saint-Hippolyte is in a beautiful position on the confluence of the Doubs and Dessoubre...

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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

La Cluse-et-Mijoux is 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).

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

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