Orgelet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Orgelet in Jura

Photo is of Lons-le-Saunier at 17 km from Orgelet

Visit Orgelet: highlights and tourist information

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Orgelet 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 Orgelet in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 17 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 21 km.

Orgelet, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 17 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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at 44 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Arbois guide


at 45 km (direction east-south-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 46 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


at 51 km (direction north-north-east)

The salt mines at Salins-les-Bains operated from the 13th - 20th century...

See Salins-les-Bains guide

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Map of places to visit near Orgelet


Markets in and near Orgelet

  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (18km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (23km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (25km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (29km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (32km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (32km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (34km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (38km)

More information about Orgelet, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Orgelet, France

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

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National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (46km)
  • Voltaire Chateau (48km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (27km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (27km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lacs d'Étival (15km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (16km)
  • Lac du Val (19km)
  • Lac de Chambly (20km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (21km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (21km)
  • Lac de Chalain (21km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (23km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (25km)
  • Lac du Vernois (25km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (26km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (26km)
  • Lac de Narlay (27km)
  • Source - la Seille (28km)
  • Lac du Fioget (28km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (30km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (31km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (32km)
  • Col de la Faucille (36km)
  • Lac des Rousses (37km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (46km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Orgelet is in the east of France at 17 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Orgelet is 356 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Orgelet

Canton: Orgelet

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39270

Distance to Orgelet

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 356 km

from Calais: 564 km

from Nice: 339 km

from Bordeaux: 516 km

from Strasbourg: 280 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 Orgelet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beffia, Chaveria, Dompierre-sur-Mont, Ecrille, La Tour-du-Meix, Largillay-Marsonnay, Marnezia, Merona, Moutonne, Plaisia, Presilly, Reithouse and Varessia.

This page in French: Visiter Orgelet


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