Menetrux-en-Joux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Menetrux-en-Joux in Jura

Photo is of Baume-les-Messieurs at 17 km from Menetrux-en-Joux

Visit Menetrux-en-Joux: highlights and tourist information

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Menetrux-en-Joux is situated in the Jura department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Menetrux-en-Joux in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Baume-les-Messieurs at 17 km and Chateau-Chalon at 21 km.

Menetrux-en-Joux, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

The salt mines at Salins-les-Bains operated from the 13th - 20th century and are...

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at 38 km (direction south-east), in the Ain department

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

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Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 46 km (direction south-east), in the Doubs department

The Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans is an entire factory and living spaces that were...

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Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

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Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 57 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

Lods is quite small but very pleasant to explore, in particular the village along...

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Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 57 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Tourist activity here at Thonon-les-Bains on Lac Leman is based around the lakefront, views...

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at 57 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

The small village of Mouthier-Haute-Pierre is well placed to explore the source of the...

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at 65 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse, allow time to...

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Markets in and near Menetrux-en-Joux

  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (15km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (19km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (22km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (27km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (31km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (37km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (38km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (42km)

More information about Menetrux-en-Joux, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Menetrux-en-Joux, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (23km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (27km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Val (1km)
  • Lac de Chambly (3km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (5km)
  • Lac du Vernois (5km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (5km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (5km)
  • Lac de Chalain (6km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (7km)
  • Lac de Narlay (7km)
  • Lac du Fioget (8km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (8km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (10km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (11km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (12km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (13km)
  • Source - la Seille (19km)
  • Lac des Rousses (24km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (26km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (27km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (28km)
  • Col de la Faucille (32km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Menetrux-en-Joux is in the east of France at 22 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Menetrux-en-Joux is 360 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Menetrux-en-Joux

Canton: Clairvaux-les-Lacs

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39130

Distance to Menetrux-en-Joux

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 360 km

from Calais: 562 km

from Nice: 344 km

from Bordeaux: 535 km

from Strasbourg: 261 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 Menetrux-en-Joux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bonlieu, Charcier, Chevrotaine, Cogna, Denezieres, Doucier, Fontenu, La Chaux-du-Dombief, Le Frasnois, Saffloz, Saint-Maurice-Crillat, Saugeot, Songeson and Uxelles.

This page in French: Visiter Menetrux-en-Joux