Mijoux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Mijoux: highlights and tourist information

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Mijoux is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 62 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Mijoux is 389 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
 

... 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)

More information about Mijoux, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Mijoux, France

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

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