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Lajoux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lajoux in Jura

Photo is of Divonne-les-Bains at 13 km from Lajoux

Visit Lajoux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Divonne-les-Bains at 13 km and Yvoire at 27 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lajoux, 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 Lajoux in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 13 km (direction 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 27 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Yvoire guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 39 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 45 km (direction north-west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


at 46 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


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

Evian is a very lovely town, also well known as...

See Evian guide


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

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village...

See Chateau-Chalon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lajoux


Markets in and near Lajoux

  • Gex: market Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (9km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (13km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (15km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (17km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (17km)
  • Douvaine: market Sunday (26km)
  • Saint-Julien-en-Genevois: market Friday (27km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (28km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (28km)

More information about Lajoux, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Lajoux, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (17km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (43km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (7km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (27km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Lamoura (2km)
  • Col de la Faucille (4km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (6km)
  • Lac des Rousses (17km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (18km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (19km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (25km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (25km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (29km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (29km)
  • Lac de Narlay (30km)
  • Lac du Val (30km)
  • Lac du Vernois (31km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (32km)
  • Lac du Fioget (32km)
  • Lac de Chambly (33km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (34km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (35km)
  • Lac de Chalain (36km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (45km)
  • Mole (48km)
  • Source - la Seille (48km)
  • Col de la Colombière (58km)

Geography and distances

Lajoux is in the east of France at 46 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Lajoux is 387 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lajoux

Canton: Saint-Claude

Arrondissement: Saint-Claude

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 0

Distance to Lajoux

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 387 km

from Calais: 592 km

from Nice: 314 km

from Bordeaux: 537 km

from Strasbourg: 280 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 Lajoux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lamoura, Les Molunes, Mijoux and Septmoncel.

This page in French: Visiter Lajoux

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