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Monay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Monay in Jura

Photo is of Chateau-Chalon at 9 km from Monay

Visit Monay: highlights and tourist information

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Monay is situated in the Jura department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau-Chalon at 9 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Monay, 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 Monay in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction south-south-east)

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

After exploring the old town centre in Arbois you can visit the...

See Arbois guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region, well...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
 
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Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

The salt mines at Salins-les-Bains operated from the 13th - 20th...

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 27 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

The Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans is an entire factory and living spaces...

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Dole

Dole

at 30 km (direction north-north-west)

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is...

See Dole guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The gardens of the Chateau de Cleron can be seen next...

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Saone department

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the prettiest in Franche-Comté...

See Pesmes guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The highlight of your visit to Ornans is the section along the...

See Ornans guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 55 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

Lods is quite small but very pleasant to explore,...

See Lods guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 56 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

The citadel, cathedral and some impressive 16th century townhouses are among...

See Besancon guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 59 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

A quiet town, Nuits-Saint-Georges wil be part of your tour...

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide

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

Map of places to visit near Monay

 
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Markets in and near Monay

  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (15km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (18km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (26km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (26km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (28km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (30km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (32km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (36km)

More information about Monay, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Monay, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (10km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (30km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (11km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (23km)
  • Lac de Chalain (24km)
  • Lac de Chambly (27km)
  • Lac du Val (29km)
  • Lac du Vernois (31km)
  • Lac du Fioget (31km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (31km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (31km)
  • Lac de Narlay (32km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (33km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (33km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (33km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (35km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (35km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (40km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (42km)
  • Lac des Rousses (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (55km)
 
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Geography and distances

Monay is in the east of France at 18 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Monay is 330 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Monay

Canton: Sellières

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39230

Distance to Monay

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 330 km

from Calais: 533 km

from Nice: 372 km

from Bordeaux: 527 km

from Strasbourg: 252 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 Monay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bersaillin, Brainans, Brery, Champrougier, Chemenot, Colonne, Darbonnay, Frontenay, La Charme, Le Chateley, Mantry, Miery, Passenans, Saint-Lamain, Saint-Lothain, Sellieres, Toulouse-le-Chateau, Vers-sous-Sellieres and Villerserine.

This page in French: Visiter Monay

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