Val-d'Epy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Val-d'Epy in Jura

Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 24 km from Val-d'Epy

Visit Val-d'Epy: highlights and tourist information

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Val-d'Epy 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 Val-d'Epy in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 24 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 35 km.

Val-d'Epy, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 24 km (direction south-west), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse, allow time to...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction north-east)

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

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Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in roman style with a...

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at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

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at 44 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit to nearby Lamartine's...

See Macon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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

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

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at 52 km (direction south-west), in the Ain department

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

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at 58 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple of sites of interest...

See Belleville guide


at 61 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The pedestrianised town centre and cathedral will form the centre of your visit to...

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide


at 69 km (direction south-west), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several historical monuments paying testament to...

See Trevoux guide

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Markets in and near Val-d'Epy

  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (7km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (23km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (24km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (30km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (33km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (34km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (35km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (36km)

More information about Val-d'Epy, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Val-d'Epy, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (24km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (45km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lacs d'Étival (34km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (38km)
  • Seille (Saône) (38km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (38km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (39km)
  • Lac du Val (42km)
  • Lac de Chambly (43km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (43km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (43km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (43km)
  • Lac de Chalain (44km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (45km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (47km)
  • Lac du Vernois (48km)
  • Source - la Seille (48km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (48km)
  • Lac de Narlay (49km)
  • Lac du Fioget (50km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (52km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (36km)
  • Macon (45km)

Geography and distances

Val-d'Epy is in the east of France at 35 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Val-d'Epy is 358 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Val-d'Epy

Canton: Saint-Amour

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39160

Distance to Val-d'Epy

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 358 km

from Calais: 570 km

from Nice: 332 km

from Bordeaux: 495 km

from Strasbourg: 302 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 Val-d'Epy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andelot-Morval, Bourcia, Broissia, Chazelles, Coligny, Courmangoux, Florentia, La Balme-d'Epy, Louvenne, Montagna-le-Templier, Montfleur, Nanc-les-Saint-Amour, Nantey, Saint-Amour, Saint-Jean-d'Etreux, Saint-Julien, Salavre, Senaud, Thoissia, Verjon and Villechantria.

This page in French: Visiter Val-d'Epy