Moirans-en-Montagne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Moirans-en-Montagne in Jura

Photo is of Lons-le-Saunier at 31 km from Moirans-en-Montagne

Visit Moirans-en-Montagne: highlights and tourist information

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Moirans-en-Montagne 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 Moirans-en-Montagne in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 31 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 32 km.

Moirans-en-Montagne, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 31 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
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Divonne-les-Bains

Divonne-les-Bains

at 33 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 45 km (direction west-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
Yvoire

Yvoire

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva is extraordinarily...

See Yvoire guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 70 km (direction north-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 Moirans-en-Montagne

  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (11km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (19km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (25km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (28km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (29km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (29km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (31km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (33km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (35km)

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Tourist attractions near Moirans-en-Montagne, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (35km)
  • Brou Royal Monastery (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (60km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (16km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lacs d'Étival (11km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (14km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (19km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (20km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (21km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (21km)
  • Col de la Faucille (23km)
  • Lac du Val (24km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (25km)
  • Lac de Chambly (25km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (26km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (27km)
  • Lac du Vernois (28km)
  • Lac de Chalain (28km)
  • Lac de Narlay (28km)
  • Lac des Rousses (29km)
  • Lac du Fioget (30km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (31km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (33km)
  • Source - la Seille (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Moirans-en-Montagne is in the east of France at 31 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Moirans-en-Montagne is 370 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Moirans-en-Montagne

Canton: Moirans-en-Montagne

Arrondissement: Saint-Claude

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39260

Distance to Moirans-en-Montagne

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

from Paris: 370 km

from Calais: 578 km

from Nice: 326 km

from Bordeaux: 521 km

from Strasbourg: 284 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 Moirans-en-Montagne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cernon, Charchilla, Crenans, Lavans-les-Saint-Claude, Lect, Les Crozets, Martigna, Onoz, Pratz, Ravilloles, Saint-Lupicin and Villards-d'Heria.

This page in French: Visiter Moirans-en-Montagne

 
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