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Maisod tourism and travel guide

Photo of Maisod in Jura

Photo is of Lons-le-Saunier at 24 km from Maisod

Visit Maisod: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 24 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Maisod, 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 Maisod in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide


at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ain department

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 48 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Arbois guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Yvoire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Maisod


Markets in and near Maisod

  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (17km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (24km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (24km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (26km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (27km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (33km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (34km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (35km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (35km)

More information about Maisod, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Maisod, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (40km)
  • Brou Royal Monastery (47km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (19km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (33km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lacs d'Étival (9km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (18km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (18km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (18km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (19km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (19km)
  • Lac du Val (19km)
  • Lac de Chambly (20km)
  • Lac de Chalain (23km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (23km)
  • Lac du Vernois (24km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (24km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (24km)
  • Lac de Narlay (25km)
  • Lac du Fioget (27km)
  • Col de la Faucille (28km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (28km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (29km)
  • Lac des Rousses (31km)
  • Source - la Seille (32km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (47km)

Geography and distances

Maisod is in the east of France at 24 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Maisod is 364 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Maisod

Canton: Moirans-en-Montagne

Arrondissement: Saint-Claude

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39260

Distance to Maisod

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 364 km

from Calais: 571 km

from Nice: 333 km

from Bordeaux: 520 km

from Strasbourg: 281 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 Maisod from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Charchilla, Coyron, Crenans, Ecrille, La Tour-du-Meix, Meussia and Onoz.

This page in French: Visiter Maisod

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