Moirans-en-Montagne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Moirans-en-Montagne: highlights and tourist information

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Moirans-en-Montagne is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), 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).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 31 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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


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

Map of places to visit near Moirans-en-Montagne

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)

More information about Moirans-en-Montagne, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Moirans-en-Montagne, France

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)

Geography and distances

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

Moirans-en-Montagne is in the east of France. 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