Vaux-les-Saint-Claude tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vaux-les-Saint-Claude in Jura

Photo is of Divonne-les-Bains at 31 km from Vaux-les-Saint-Claude

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Vaux-les-Saint-Claude 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 Vaux-les-Saint-Claude in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Divonne-les-Bains at 31 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 38 km.

Vaux-les-Saint-Claude, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 31 km (direction east), in the Ain department

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now has a leisure lake and...

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


at 38 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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at 43 km (direction west-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


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Yvoire guide


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

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

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Map of places to visit near Vaux-les-Saint-Claude


Markets in and near Vaux-les-Saint-Claude

  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (10km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (12km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (23km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (25km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (28km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (29km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (31km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (31km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Vaux-les-Saint-Claude, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (30km)
  • Brou Royal Monastery (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (54km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (17km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (45km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (12km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (17km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (19km)
  • Col de la Faucille (21km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (23km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (28km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (28km)
  • Lac du Val (31km)
  • Lac des Rousses (32km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (32km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (32km)
  • Lac de Chambly (33km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (34km)
  • Lac du Vernois (34km)
  • Lac de Narlay (35km)
  • Lac de Chalain (35km)
  • Lac du Fioget (37km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (38km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (39km)

Geography and distances

Vaux-les-Saint-Claude is in the east of France at 38 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Vaux-les-Saint-Claude is 377 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vaux-les-Saint-Claude

Canton: Saint-Claude

Arrondissement: Saint-Claude

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39360

Distance to Vaux-les-Saint-Claude

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 377 km

from Calais: 585 km

from Nice: 318 km

from Bordeaux: 519 km

from Strasbourg: 290 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 Vaux-les-Saint-Claude from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chassal, Choux, Jeurre, Larrivoire, Lavancia-Epercy, Lavans-les-Saint-Claude, Lect, Martigna, Molinges, Ponthoux, Pratz, Rogna, Saint-Lupicin and Vulvoz.

This page in French: Visiter Vaux-les-Saint-Claude