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Photo is of Lons-le-Saunier at 15 km from Merona

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Visit Merona: highlights and tourist information

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Merona is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 15 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Merona is 355 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 15 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Merona, 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 Merona in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Merona

Markets in and near Merona

  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (15km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (26km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (26km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (30km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (30km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (32km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (32km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (37km)

More information about Merona, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Merona, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

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National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (49km)
  • Brou Royal Monastery (50km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (27km)

Remarkable gardens

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

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (12km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (14km)
  • Lac du Val (16km)
  • Lac de Chambly (16km)
  • Lac de Chalain (18km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (19km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (19km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (21km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (22km)
  • Lac du Vernois (22km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (23km)
  • Lac de Narlay (23km)
  • Source - la Seille (24km)
  • Lac du Fioget (24km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (27km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (27km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (27km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (32km)
  • Lac des Rousses (35km)
  • Col de la Faucille (36km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (42km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Merona

Canton: Orgelet

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39270

Distance to Merona

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 355 km

from Calais: 562 km

from Nice: 342 km

from Bordeaux: 519 km

from Strasbourg: 276 km

Getting here

Merona is in the east of France. 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 Merona from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alieze, Baresia-sur-l'Ain, Chaveria, Courbette, Coyron, Dompierre-sur-Mont, Ecrille, La Tour-du-Meix, Largillay-Marsonnay, Marnezia, Mesnois, Moutonne, Nogna, Orgelet, Patornay, Plaisia, Poids-de-Fiole, Pont-de-Poitte, Presilly and Reithouse.

This page in French: Visiter Merona

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