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La Rixouse tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Divonne-les-Bains at 23 km from La Rixouse

Visit La Rixouse: highlights and tourist information

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La Rixouse is situated in the Jura department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Divonne-les-Bains at 23 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Rixouse, 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 Rixouse in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 23 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction north-west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Yvoire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 47 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Thonon les Bains guide


at 49 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Arbois guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 59 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Joux guide


at 61 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Pontarlier guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Jura

Map of places to visit near La Rixouse


Markets in and near La Rixouse

  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (9km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (12km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (20km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (23km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (27km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (29km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (29km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (31km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (35km)

More information about La Rixouse, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near La Rixouse, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (55km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (6km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (36km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de l'Abbaye (7km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (7km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (9km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (11km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (13km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (13km)
  • Col de la Faucille (15km)
  • Lac des Rousses (16km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (18km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (18km)
  • Lac du Val (19km)
  • Lac de Narlay (20km)
  • Lac du Vernois (20km)
  • Lac de Chambly (21km)
  • Lac du Fioget (22km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (22km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (23km)
  • Lac de Chalain (24km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (24km)
  • Source - la Seille (36km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (42km)
  • Mole (59km)

Geography and distances

La Rixouse is in the east of France at 34 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: La Rixouse is 375 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Rixouse

Canton: Saint-Claude

Arrondissement: Saint-Claude

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39200

Distance to La Rixouse

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 375 km

from Calais: 579 km

from Nice: 326 km

from Bordeaux: 534 km

from Strasbourg: 274 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 Rixouse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateau-Des-Pres, Chaux-Des-Pres, Cuttura, Les Piards, Lescheres, Lezat, Longchaumois, Prenovel and Villard-sur-Bienne.

This page in French: Visiter La Rixouse

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