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Saint-Julien tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 27 km from Saint-Julien

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Saint-Julien 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 Saint-Julien in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 27 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 32 km.

Saint-Julien, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 27 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
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 32 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 38 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
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Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 45 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 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but you will...

See Tournus guide
Macon

Macon

at 49 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 52 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Brancion guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 56 km (direction south-west), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 63 km (direction west-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

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Markets in and near Saint-Julien

  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (9km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (21km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (27km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (31km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (31km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (32km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (35km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (39km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Julien, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (49km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lacs d'Étival (30km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (34km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (35km)
  • Lac du Val (38km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (38km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (39km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (39km)
  • Lac de Chambly (39km)
  • Lac de Chalain (40km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (41km)
  • Seille (Saône) (41km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (42km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (43km)
  • Lac du Vernois (44km)
  • Col de la Faucille (44km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (44km)
  • Lac de Narlay (45km)
  • Source - la Seille (45km)
  • Lac du Fioget (46km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (48km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (41km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Julien is in the east of France at 32 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Saint-Julien is 359 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Julien

Canton: Saint-Julien

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39320

Distance to Saint-Julien

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 359 km

from Calais: 571 km

from Nice: 332 km

from Bordeaux: 500 km

from Strasbourg: 298 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 Saint-Julien from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andelot-Morval, Bourcia, Broissia, Dessia, Florentia, La Balme-d'Epy, La Boissiere, Lains, Louvenne, Marigna-sur-Valouse, Montagna-le-Templier, Montrevel, Nantey, Senaud, Thoissia, Val-d'Epy, Valfin-sur-Valouse and Villechantria.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Julien

 
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