Montaigu tourism and travel guide

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Visit Montaigu: highlights and tourist information

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Montaigu is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 2 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Montaigu is 343 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 2 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montaigu, 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 Montaigu 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 Montaigu

Markets in and near Montaigu

  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (2km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (27km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (27km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (28km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (30km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (31km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (33km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (34km)

More information about Montaigu, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Montaigu, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Montaigu.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (61km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (12km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (12km)
  • Source - la Seille (15km)
  • Lac de Chalain (17km)
  • Lac de Chambly (18km)
  • Lac du Val (19km)
  • Lac du Vernois (24km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (25km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (25km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (25km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (25km)
  • Lac du Fioget (26km)
  • Lac de Narlay (26km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (27km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (28km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (29km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (30km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (39km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (39km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (43km)
  • Lac des Rousses (43km)
  • Col de la Faucille (47km)

Towns of Art and history

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Montaigu

Canton: Conliège

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39570

Distance to Montaigu

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 2 km

from Paris: 343 km

from Calais: 549 km

from Nice: 355 km

from Bordeaux: 518 km

from Strasbourg: 269 km

Getting here

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

We have 25 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baume-les-Messieurs, Bornay, Briod, Cesancey, Chille, Chilly-le-Vignoble, Conliege, Courbouzon, Courlans, Geruge, Gevingey, Le Pin, Lons-le-Saunier, Macornay, Messia-sur-Sorne, Moiron, Montmorot, Pannessieres, Perrigny, Publy, Revigny, Saint-Didier, Saint-Maur, Vernantois and Villeneuve-sous-Pymont.

This page in French: Visiter Montaigu