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Monnetay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Monnetay in Jura

Photo is of Lons-le-Saunier at 25 km from Monnetay

Visit Monnetay: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Monnetay in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 25 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 30 km.

Monnetay, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 25 km (direction )

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon...

See Chateau-Chalon guide


at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse, allow...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
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Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in roman style...

See Tournus abbey guide


at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but you will...

See Tournus guide


at 49 km (direction east), in the Ain department

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now has a leisure...

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


at 54 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Arbois guide

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Map of places to visit near Monnetay


Markets in and near Monnetay

  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (13km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (24km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (25km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (28km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (29km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (35km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (39km)

More information about Monnetay, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Monnetay, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (56km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lacs d'Étival (23km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (27km)
  • Lac du Val (30km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (30km)
  • Lac de Chambly (31km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (31km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (31km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (32km)
  • Lac de Chalain (32km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (35km)
  • Lac du Vernois (36km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (37km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (37km)
  • Lac de Narlay (37km)
  • Source - la Seille (37km)
  • Lac du Fioget (38km)
  • Col de la Faucille (40km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (40km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (41km)
  • Seille (Saône) (44km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (44km)
  • Lac des Rousses (45km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (57km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (48km)

Geography and distances

Monnetay is in the east of France at 25 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Monnetay is 357 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Monnetay

Canton: Saint-Julien

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39320

Distance to Monnetay

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

from Paris: 357 km

from Calais: 567 km

from Nice: 335 km

from Bordeaux: 506 km

from Strasbourg: 290 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 Monnetay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chamberia, Chatonnay, Dramelay, Gigny, Graye-et-Charnay, La Boissiere, Loisia, Louvenne, Marigna-sur-Valouse, Montrevel, Nancuise, Pimorin and Savigna.

This page in French: Visiter Monnetay


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