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Messia-sur-Sorne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Messia-sur-Sorne in Jura

Photo is of Lons-le-Saunier at 4 km from Messia-sur-Sorne

Visit Messia-sur-Sorne: highlights and tourist information

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Messia-sur-Sorne is situated in the Jura department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 4 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Messia-sur-Sorne, 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 Messia-sur-Sorne in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 4 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide


at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See Arbois guide


at 42 km (direction 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 47 km (direction 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
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 47 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus abbey guide


at 47 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus,...

See Tournus guide


at 48 km (direction west)

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

See Dole guide


at 59 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now...

See Divonne-les-Bains guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 63 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

The gardens of the Chateau de Cleron can be...

See Chateau de Cleron guide


at 69 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Ornans guide

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

Map of places to visit near Messia-sur-Sorne


Markets in and near Messia-sur-Sorne

  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (3km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (22km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (23km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (28km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (29km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (31km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (32km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (33km)

More information about Messia-sur-Sorne, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Messia-sur-Sorne, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (11km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (17km)
  • Source - la Seille (18km)
  • Lac de Chalain (21km)
  • Lac de Chambly (23km)
  • Lac du Val (24km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (28km)
  • Lac du Vernois (29km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (29km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (29km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (30km)
  • Lac du Fioget (31km)
  • Lac de Narlay (31km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (31km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (33km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (33km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (34km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (42km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (42km)
  • Seille (Saône) (46km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (46km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (47km)
  • Lac des Rousses (48km)
  • Col de la Faucille (51km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Messia-sur-Sorne is in the east of France at 4 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Messia-sur-Sorne is 340 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Messia-sur-Sorne

Canton: Lons-le-Saunier-Sud

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39570

Distance to Messia-sur-Sorne

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 4 km

from Paris: 340 km

from Calais: 547 km

from Nice: 357 km

from Bordeaux: 514 km

from Strasbourg: 272 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 Messia-sur-Sorne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 25 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bornay, Cesancey, Chille, Chilly-le-Vignoble, Condamine, Courbouzon, Courlans, Courlaoux, Frebuans, Geruge, Gevingey, Larnaud, Le Pin, Lons-le-Saunier, Macornay, Mallerey, Moiron, Montaigu, Montmorot, Perrigny, Saint-Didier, Sainte-Agnes, Trenal, Vernantois and Villeneuve-sous-Pymont.

This page in French: Visiter Messia-sur-Sorne

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