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Macornay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Macornay in Jura

Photo is of Lons-le-Saunier at 4 km from Macornay

Visit Macornay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 4 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Macornay, 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 Macornay in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 4 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See Arbois guide
 
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Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 42 km (direction north-east)

The salt mines at Salins-les-Bains operated from the 13th -...

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 47 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

The Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans is an entire factory...

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 49 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in...

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 49 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but you will...

See Tournus guide
Dole

Dole

at 50 km (direction west)

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is the...

See Dole guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 54 km (direction south-west), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Divonne-les-Bains

Divonne-les-Bains

at 56 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 63 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

The gardens of the Chateau de Cleron can be...

See Chateau de Cleron guide

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

Map of places to visit near Macornay

 
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Markets in and near Macornay

  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (3km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (24km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (26km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (28km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (30km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (32km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (34km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (34km)

More information about Macornay, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Macornay, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (61km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (13km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (14km)
  • Source - la Seille (18km)
  • Lac de Chalain (19km)
  • Lac de Chambly (20km)
  • Lac du Val (21km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (25km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (26km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (26km)
  • Lac du Vernois (27km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (27km)
  • Lac du Fioget (28km)
  • Lac de Narlay (28km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (29km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (31km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (31km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (31km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (39km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (41km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (44km)
  • Lac des Rousses (45km)
  • Col de la Faucille (48km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Macornay is in the east of France at 4 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Macornay is 343 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Macornay

Canton: Lons-le-Saunier-Sud

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39570

Distance to Macornay

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 4 km

from Paris: 343 km

from Calais: 549 km

from Nice: 354 km

from Bordeaux: 515 km

from Strasbourg: 272 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 Macornay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 28 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bornay, Cesancey, Chille, Chilly-le-Vignoble, Conliege, Courbette, Courbouzon, Courlans, Courlaoux, Frebuans, Geruge, Gevingey, Grusse, Lons-le-Saunier, Messia-sur-Sorne, Moiron, Montaigu, Montmorot, Pannessieres, Perrigny, Revigny, Saint-Laurent-la-Roche, Saint-Maur, Sainte-Agnes, Trenal, Vernantois, Villeneuve-sous-Pymont and Vincelles.

This page in French: Visiter Macornay

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