Montigny-sur-l'Ain tourism and travel guide

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Visit Montigny-sur-l'Ain: highlights and tourist information

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Montigny-sur-l'Ain 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: Montigny-sur-l'Ain is 351 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Baume-les-Messieurs at 10 km and Chateau-Chalon at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montigny-sur-l'Ain, 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 Montigny-sur-l'Ain in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Montigny-sur-l'Ain

Markets in and near Montigny-sur-l'Ain

  • Champagnole: market Saturday (10km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (19km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (21km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (28km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (37km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (42km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (44km)

More information about Montigny-sur-l'Ain, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Montigny-sur-l'Ain, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Montigny-sur-l'Ain.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (20km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (48km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Chalain (4km)
  • Lac de Chambly (7km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (8km)
  • Lac du Val (9km)
  • Source - la Seille (10km)
  • Lac du Vernois (10km)
  • Lac du Fioget (11km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (12km)
  • Lac de Narlay (12km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (12km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (13km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (13km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (15km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (15km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (22km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (22km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (23km)
  • Lac des Rousses (32km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (36km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (38km)
  • Col de la Faucille (42km)

Towns of Art and history

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Montigny-sur-l'Ain

Canton: Champagnole

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39300

Distance to Montigny-sur-l'Ain

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 351 km

from Calais: 552 km

from Nice: 354 km

from Bordeaux: 535 km

from Strasbourg: 255 km

Getting here

Montigny-sur-l'Ain 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 Montigny-sur-l'Ain from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bonnefontaine, Chatillon, Chevrotaine, Crotenay, Doucier, Fay-en-Montagne, Fontenu, Marigny, Mirebel, Monnet-la-Ville, Mont-sur-Monnet, Picarreau, Pont-du-Navoy and Saffloz.

This page in French: Visiter Montigny-sur-l'Ain