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Molain tourism and travel guide

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Visit Molain: highlights and tourist information

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Molain is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 25 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Molain is 343 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Arbois at 9 km and Salins-les-Bains at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Molain, 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 Molain 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 Molain


Markets in and near Molain

  • Arbois: market Friday (9km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (12km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (26km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (38km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (38km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (42km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (42km)

More information about Molain, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Molain, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (22km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (11km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (15km)
  • Lac de Chalain (17km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (19km)
  • Lac du Fioget (20km)
  • Lac de Chambly (20km)
  • Lac du Vernois (21km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (21km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (21km)
  • Lac de Narlay (22km)
  • Lac du Val (22km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (23km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (23km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (27km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (27km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (34km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (35km)
  • Lac des Rousses (42km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (51km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Molain

Canton: Poligny

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39800

Distance to Molain

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 343 km

from Calais: 542 km

from Nice: 365 km

from Bordeaux: 541 km

from Strasbourg: 244 km

Getting here

Molain 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 Molain from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Besain, Chamole, Chaussenans, La Chatelaine, Montrond and Valempoulieres.

This page in French: Visiter Molain

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