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Thoirette tourism and travel guide

Photo of Thoirette in Jura

Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 25 km from Thoirette

Visit Thoirette: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 25 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 45 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Thoirette, 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 Thoirette 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 25 km (direction west-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 45 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Divonne-les-Bains

Divonne-les-Bains

at 48 km (direction east), in the Ain department

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now...

See Divonne-les-Bains guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction south-west), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide
 
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Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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Dombes

Dombes

at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 58 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in...

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 58 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus guide
Annecy

Annecy

at 62 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Annecy is a very lovely town with a great deal to...

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 62 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The towns, villages and scenery around Lake Annecy make...

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Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 66 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The port area is among the highlights in this pretty village...

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

Map of places to visit near Thoirette

 
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Markets in and near Thoirette

  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (9km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (23km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (23km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (25km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (28km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (28km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (29km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (33km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (35km)

More information about Thoirette, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Thoirette, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (25km)
  • Voltaire Chateau (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (47km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (31km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (33km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (37km)
  • Col de la Faucille (39km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (41km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (44km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (44km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (44km)
  • Lac du Val (45km)
  • Lac de Chambly (47km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (48km)
  • Lac de Chalain (49km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (50km)
  • Lac du Vernois (50km)
  • Lac des Rousses (50km)
  • Lac de Narlay (51km)
  • Lac du Fioget (53km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (54km)
  • Gorges du Fier (56km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (42km)
 
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Geography and distances

Thoirette is in the east of France at 45 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Thoirette is 374 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Thoirette

Canton: Arinthod

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39240

Distance to Thoirette

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 374 km

from Calais: 586 km

from Nice: 316 km

from Bordeaux: 502 km

from Strasbourg: 307 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 Thoirette from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aromas, Coisia, Cornod, Corveissiat, Groissiat, Izernore, Matafelon-Granges, Samognat and Sonthonnax-la-Montagne.

This page in French: Visiter Thoirette

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