Saint-Pierre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Pierre in Jura

Photo is of Baume-les-Messieurs at 26 km from Saint-Pierre

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Saint-Pierre 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-Pierre in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Baume-les-Messieurs at 26 km and Divonne-les-Bains at 29 km.

Saint-Pierre, France: places to visit and attractions

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



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

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


at 29 km (direction 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 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva is extraordinarily...

See Yvoire guide


at 39 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Arbois guide


at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 48 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

The Chateau de Joux is an imposing clifftop castle with a 1000...

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Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Tourist activity here at Thonon-les-Bains on Lac Leman is based around the...

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at 50 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

Pontarlier is usually visited as part of a trip to enjoy the...

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Pierre


Markets in and near Saint-Pierre

  • Morez: market Saturday all day (10km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (21km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (28km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (29km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (31km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (37km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (38km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (38km)

More information about Saint-Pierre, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Saint-Pierre, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (16km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (36km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Bonlieu (4km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (4km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (5km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (6km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (7km)
  • Lac de Narlay (8km)
  • Lac du Vernois (9km)
  • Lac du Val (10km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (10km)
  • Lac du Fioget (10km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (11km)
  • Lac de Chambly (12km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (12km)
  • Lac de Chalain (15km)
  • Lac des Rousses (15km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (17km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (20km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (20km)
  • Col de la Faucille (24km)
  • Source - la Seille (28km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (30km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (61km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Saint-Pierre is in the east of France at 30 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Saint-Pierre is 369 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Pierre

Canton: Saint-Laurent-en-Grandvaux

Arrondissement: Saint-Claude

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39150

Distance to Saint-Pierre

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 369 km

from Calais: 571 km

from Nice: 336 km

from Bordeaux: 540 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 Saint-Pierre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bonlieu, Fort-du-Plasne, Grande-Riviere, La Chaumusse, La Chaux-du-Dombief, Lac-Des-Rouges-Truites, Saint-Laurent-en-Grandvaux and Tancua.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Pierre