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Mijoux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mijoux in Ain

Photo is of Divonne-les-Bains at 11 km from Mijoux

Visit Mijoux: highlights and tourist information

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Mijoux is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Divonne-les-Bains at 11 km and Yvoire at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mijoux, 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 Mijoux in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake...

See Yvoire guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 37 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Tourist activity here at Thonon-les-Bains on Lac Leman is based...

See Thonon les Bains guide


at 45 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Evian is a very lovely town, also well known...

See Evian guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction north-west), in the Jura department

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Jura department

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction north-west), in the Jura department

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide


at 68 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

While Mont-Blanc and the mountain scenery is the main attraction,...

See Sallanches guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mijoux


Markets in and near Mijoux

  • Gex: market Saturday (6km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (11km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (11km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (14km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (15km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (17km)
  • Douvaine: market Sunday (24km)
  • Saint-Julien-en-Genevois: market Friday (26km)
  • Gaillard: market Saturday (26km)
  • Annemasse: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)

Hotels near Mijoux

More information about Mijoux, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Mijoux, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (15km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (41km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (8km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (25km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (45km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de la Faucille (2km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (3km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (8km)
  • Lac des Rousses (17km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (19km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (21km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (26km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (26km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (30km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (30km)
  • Lac de Narlay (31km)
  • Lac du Val (32km)
  • Lac du Vernois (32km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (33km)
  • Lac du Fioget (34km)
  • Lac de Chambly (34km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (35km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (37km)
  • Lac de Chalain (37km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (43km)
  • Mole (46km)
  • Source - la Seille (50km)
  • Col de la Colombière (56km)
  • Col de Romme (58km)

Geography and distances

Mijoux is in the east of France at 62 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Mijoux is 389 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mijoux

Canton: Gex

Arrondissement: Gex

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Mijoux

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 62 km

from Paris: 389 km

from Calais: 593 km

from Nice: 313 km

from Bordeaux: 539 km

from Strasbourg: 280 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Mijoux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cessy, Gex, Lajoux, Lamoura and Les Molunes.

This page in French: Visiter Mijoux

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