Mesnay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Arbois at 2 km from Mesnay

Visit Mesnay: highlights and tourist information

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Mesnay 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 Mesnay in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Arbois at 2 km and Salins-les-Bains at 8 km.

Mesnay, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Arbois

Arbois

at 2 km (direction west)

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

See Arbois guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 15 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

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

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
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Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 29 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

The gardens of the Chateau de Cleron can be seen next to...

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Dole

Dole

at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is the principal attraction...

See Dole guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The highlight of your visit to Ornans is the section along the...

See Ornans guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Lods guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 42 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

The citadel, cathedral and some impressive 16th century townhouses are among the...

See Besancon guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 43 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Pontarlier guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 44 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Joux guide

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Markets in and near Mesnay

  • Arbois: market Friday (2km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (20km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (31km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (31km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (41km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (41km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (42km)

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Tourist attractions near Mesnay, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (25km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (31km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Joux (17km)
  • Source - la Seille (17km)
  • Lac de Chalain (26km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (27km)
  • Lac du Fioget (28km)
  • Lac de Chambly (29km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (29km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (29km)
  • Lac du Vernois (29km)
  • Lac de Narlay (30km)
  • Lac du Val (31km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (31km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (32km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (36km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (36km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (42km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (44km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (45km)
  • Lac des Rousses (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (41km)
 
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Geography and distances

Mesnay is in the east of France at 31 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Mesnay is 336 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mesnay

Canton: Arbois

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39600

Distance to Mesnay

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 336 km

from Calais: 534 km

from Nice: 374 km

from Bordeaux: 544 km

from Strasbourg: 237 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 Mesnay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aiglepierre, Arbois, Chilly-sur-Salins, Ivory, La Chatelaine, Les Arsures, Les Planches-Pres-Arbois, Marnoz, Montigny-les-Arsures, Pretin, Pupillin, Saint-Cyr-Montmalin and Villette-les-Arbois.

This page in French: Visiter Mesnay

 
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