Thoissia tourism and travel guide

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Visit Thoissia: highlights and tourist information

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Thoissia is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 30 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Thoissia is 354 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 28 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Thoissia, 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 Thoissia in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Thoissia

Markets in and near Thoissia

  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (4km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (26km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (27km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (27km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (30km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (36km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (36km)

More information about Thoissia, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Thoissia, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Thoissia.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (28km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (48km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lacs d'Étival (33km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (35km)
  • Seille (Saône) (36km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (36km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (39km)
  • Lac du Val (39km)
  • Lac de Chambly (40km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (41km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (41km)
  • Lac de Chalain (41km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (41km)
  • Source - la Seille (44km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (45km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (45km)
  • Lac du Vernois (45km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (46km)
  • Lac de Narlay (46km)
  • Lac du Fioget (48km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (50km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (39km)
  • Macon (46km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Thoissia

Canton: Saint-Amour

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39160

Distance to Thoissia

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

from Paris: 354 km

from Calais: 566 km

from Nice: 336 km

from Bordeaux: 497 km

from Strasbourg: 298 km

Getting here

Thoissia 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 Thoissia from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andelot-Morval, Balanod, Chazelles, Coligny, Florentia, Gigny, Graye-et-Charnay, Joudes, La Balme-d'Epy, Louvenne, Montagna-le-Reconduit, Nanc-les-Saint-Amour, Nantey, Saint-Amour, Saint-Jean-d'Etreux, Saint-Julien, Senaud, Val-d'Epy, Veria and Villechantria.

This page in French: Visiter Thoissia