Monay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Monay: highlights and tourist information

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Monay is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 18 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Monay is 330 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Monay

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

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Monay 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 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