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Maynal tourism and travel guide

Photo of Maynal in Jura

Photo is of Lons-le-Saunier at 16 km from Maynal

Visit Maynal: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 16 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Maynal, 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 Maynal in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 16 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 39 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus abbey guide


at 39 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


at 42 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ain department

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 47 km (direction north-east)

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

See Arbois guide


at 48 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Quiet now, in the 15th century Brancion was an important regional centre...

See Brancion guide


at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The pedestrianised town centre and cathedral will form the centre of...

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide


at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit...

See Macon guide


at 55 km (direction north-east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Maynal


Markets in and near Maynal

  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (15km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (16km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (17km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (26km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (32km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (37km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (37km)

More information about Maynal, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Maynal, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (42km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (24km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (25km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (30km)
  • Lac de Chambly (31km)
  • Source - la Seille (31km)
  • Lac de Chalain (31km)
  • Lac du Val (31km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (35km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (35km)
  • Seille (Saône) (37km)
  • Lac du Vernois (37km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (37km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (37km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (38km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (39km)
  • Lac de Narlay (39km)
  • Lac du Fioget (39km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (41km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (42km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (42km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (47km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (50km)

Geography and distances

Maynal is in the east of France at 16 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Maynal is 344 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Maynal

Canton: Beaufort

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39190

Distance to Maynal

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 344 km

from Calais: 554 km

from Nice: 349 km

from Bordeaux: 503 km

from Strasbourg: 285 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 Maynal from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Augea, Augisey, Beaufort, Chevreaux, Cousance, Cressia, Cuisia, Digna, Flacey-en-Bresse, Gizia, Orbagna, Rosay, Rotalier, Sainte-Agnes, Vercia and Vincelles.

This page in French: Visiter Maynal

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