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Montain tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montain in Jura

Photo is of Baume-les-Messieurs at 5 km from Montain

Visit Montain: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Baume-les-Messieurs at 5 km and Chateau-Chalon at 5 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montain, 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 Montain in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 5 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Arbois guide
 
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Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 33 km (direction north-east)

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

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

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 38 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Dole

Dole

at 42 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Dole guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 55 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Divonne-les-Bains

Divonne-les-Bains

at 59 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 60 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Ornans guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 67 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montain

 
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Markets in and near Montain

  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (6km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (25km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (25km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (26km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (29km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (31km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (32km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (36km)

More information about Montain, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Montain, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (6km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (10km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (14km)
  • Lac de Chalain (17km)
  • Lac de Chambly (19km)
  • Lac du Val (20km)
  • Lac du Vernois (24km)
  • Lac du Fioget (26km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (26km)
  • Lac de Narlay (26km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (26km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (27km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (27km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (27km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (28km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (29km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (33km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (34km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (44km)
  • Lac des Rousses (45km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (47km)
  • Col de la Faucille (51km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Montain is in the east of France at 5 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Montain is 339 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montain

Canton: Voiteur

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39210

Distance to Montain

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 5 km

from Paris: 339 km

from Calais: 544 km

from Nice: 360 km

from Bordeaux: 521 km

from Strasbourg: 263 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 Montain from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 24 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arlay, Baume-les-Messieurs, Chateau-Chalon, Chille, Crancot, Domblans, Granges-sur-Baume, Lavigny, Le Louverot, Le Pin, Le Vernois, Lons-le-Saunier, Menetru-le-Vignoble, Montmorot, Nevy-sur-Seille, Pannessieres, Perrigny, Plainoiseau, Quintigny, Saint-Didier, Saint-Germain-les-Arlay, Vevy, Villeneuve-sous-Pymont and Voiteur.

This page in French: Visiter Montain

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