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Molpre tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Salins-les-Bains at 22 km from Molpre

Visit Molpre: highlights and tourist information

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Molpre is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 41 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Molpre is 360 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Salins-les-Bains at 22 km and Chateau de Joux at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Molpre, 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 Molpre 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 Molpre


Markets in and near Molpre

  • Champagnole: market Saturday (13km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (25km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (26km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (30km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (41km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (48km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (55km)
  • Evian-les-Bains: market Friday (59km)

More information about Molpre, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Molpre, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (40km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (55km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Joux (8km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (15km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (17km)
  • Lac du Fioget (18km)
  • Lac de Narlay (20km)
  • Lac du Vernois (21km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (21km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (22km)
  • Lac de Chalain (25km)
  • Lac de Chambly (26km)
  • Lac du Val (26km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (27km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (27km)
  • Source - la Seille (29km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (30km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (31km)
  • Lac des Rousses (32km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (37km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (38km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (43km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (44km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (46km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Molpre

Canton: Nozeroy

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39250

Distance to Molpre

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 360 km

from Calais: 556 km

from Nice: 356 km

from Bordeaux: 558 km

from Strasbourg: 236 km

Getting here

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

We have 22 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bief-du-Fourg, Billecul, Censeau, Charency, Communailles-en-Montagne, Conte, Cuvier, Doye, Esserval-Combe, Esserval-Tartre, Fraroz, Gillois, La Faviere, La Latette, Longcochon, Mieges, Mignovillard, Nozeroy, Onglieres, Plenise, Plenisette and Rix.

This page in French: Visiter Molpre

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