La Pesse tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Pesse in Jura

Photo is of Divonne-les-Bains at 24 km from La Pesse

Visit La Pesse: highlights and tourist information

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La Pesse 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 Pesse in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Divonne-les-Bains at 24 km and Yvoire at 38 km.

La Pesse, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ain department

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now has a leisure...

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva is extraordinarily...

See Yvoire guide


at 48 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Annecy is a very lovely town with a great deal to enjoy,...

See Annecy guide


at 48 km (direction west), in the Ain department

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
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Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 48 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The towns, villages and scenery around Lake Annecy make it an exceptional...

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at 49 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 49 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Tourist activity here at Thonon-les-Bains on Lac Leman is based around the...

See Thonon les Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 51 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The port area is among the highlights in this pretty village on...

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 54 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

After exploring the quaint village of Menthon-Saint-Bernard you can hire a boat...

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide


at 57 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Talloires is one of the most lovely of the villages on the...

See Talloires guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 61 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

La Clusaz is one of the smaller ski resorts and very popular...

See La Clusaz guide

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Map of places to visit near La Pesse


Markets in and near La Pesse

  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (11km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (12km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (15km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (18km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (19km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (21km)
  • Valleiry: market Sunday (22km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (24km)
  • Saint-Julien-en-Genevois: market Friday (24km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (30km)

More information about La Pesse, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near La Pesse, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (20km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (43km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (17km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (12km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (16km)
  • Col de la Faucille (16km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (25km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (28km)
  • Lac des Rousses (31km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (34km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (34km)
  • Lac du Val (38km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (38km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (39km)
  • Lac de Narlay (40km)
  • Lac de Chambly (40km)
  • Lac du Vernois (41km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (41km)
  • Lac du Fioget (43km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (43km)
  • Lac de Chalain (43km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (45km)
  • Gorges du Fier (45km)
  • Mont Veyrier (50km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

La Pesse is in the east of France at 49 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: La Pesse is 388 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Pesse

Canton: Bouchoux

Arrondissement: Saint-Claude

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39370

Distance to La Pesse

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 388 km

from Calais: 596 km

from Nice: 308 km

from Bordeaux: 525 km

from Strasbourg: 293 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 Pesse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellecombe, Belleydoux, Les Bouchoux, Les Moussieres and Vulvoz.

This page in French: Visiter La Pesse


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