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Photo is of Divonne-les-Bains at 29 km from Molinges

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Visit Molinges: highlights and tourist information

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Molinges is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 39 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Molinges is 378 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Divonne-les-Bains at 29 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 39 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Molinges, 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 Molinges 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 Molinges

Markets in and near Molinges

  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (8km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (14km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (21km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (23km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (27km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (28km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (29km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (29km)
  • Valleiry: market Sunday (32km)

More information about Molinges, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Molinges, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (28km)
  • Brou Royal Monastery (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (53km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (15km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (43km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (10km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (17km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (17km)
  • Col de la Faucille (19km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (22km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (27km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (27km)
  • Lac des Rousses (30km)
  • Lac du Val (30km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (32km)
  • Lac de Chambly (32km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (32km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (33km)
  • Lac du Vernois (34km)
  • Lac de Narlay (34km)
  • Lac de Chalain (35km)
  • Lac du Fioget (36km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (37km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (38km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Molinges

Canton: Saint-Claude

Arrondissement: Saint-Claude

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39360

Distance to Molinges

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 378 km

from Calais: 586 km

from Nice: 318 km

from Bordeaux: 521 km

from Strasbourg: 289 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chassal, Choux, Coiserette, Coyriere, Jeurre, Larrivoire, Lavans-les-Saint-Claude, Martigna, Ponthoux, Pratz, Rogna, Saint-Lupicin, Vaux-les-Saint-Claude and Vulvoz.

This page in French: Visiter Molinges

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