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Montfleur tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montfleur in Jura

Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 21 km from Montfleur

Visit Montfleur: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 21 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 39 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montfleur, 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 Montfleur in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 21 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 39 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Macon

Macon

at 47 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit...

See Macon 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
Tournus

Tournus

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...

See Tournus guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 50 km (direction south-west), in the Ain department

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for fishing...

See Dombes guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ain department

The hillside walled town of perouges is among our favourite villages...

See Perouges guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 54 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Quiet now, in the 15th century Brancion was an important regional...

See Brancion guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 67 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The pedestrianised town centre and cathedral will form the centre of your...

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montfleur

 
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Markets in and near Montfleur

  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (14km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (18km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (21km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (28km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (32km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (33km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (36km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (37km)

More information about Montfleur, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Montfleur, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (21km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (44km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lacs d'Étival (34km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (36km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (41km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (42km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (43km)
  • Seille (Saône) (43km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (44km)
  • Lac du Val (44km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (44km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (44km)
  • Lac de Chambly (45km)
  • Col de la Faucille (45km)
  • Lac de Chalain (47km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (48km)
  • Lac du Vernois (49km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (50km)
  • Lac de Narlay (50km)
  • Lac du Fioget (52km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (54km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (55km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (36km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montfleur is in the east of France at 39 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Montfleur is 364 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montfleur

Canton: Saint-Julien

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39320

Distance to Montfleur

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 364 km

from Calais: 577 km

from Nice: 326 km

from Bordeaux: 496 km

from Strasbourg: 305 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 Montfleur from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aromas, Bourcia, Broissia, Charnod, Courmangoux, Germagnat, La Balme-d'Epy, Montagna-le-Templier, Pouillat, Pressiat, Val-d'Epy, Villechantria and Villeneuve-les-Charnod.

This page in French: Visiter Montfleur

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