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Merona tourism and travel guide

Photo of Merona in Jura

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

Visit Merona: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!



at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


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

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide


at 40 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Arbois guide


at 45 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


at 47 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide


at 50 km (direction south-west), in the Ain department

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide

... 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)

Hotels near Merona

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

(see also beautiful French villages)

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

Merona is in the east of France at 15 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Merona is 355 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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