Verges tourism and travel guide

Photo of Verges in Jura

Photo is of Baume-les-Messieurs at 7 km from Verges

Visit Verges: highlights and tourist information

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Verges 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 Verges in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Baume-les-Messieurs at 7 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 10 km.

Verges, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 7 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 10 km (direction 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 12 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Arbois guide


at 35 km (direction north-east)

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

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Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 43 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

The Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans is an entire factory and living spaces that were...

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

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

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at 51 km (direction north-north-west)

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is the principal attraction in Dole,...

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Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 56 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

The gardens of the Chateau de Cleron can be seen next to the Loue...

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Most Beautiful Village at 59 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

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at 61 km (direction south-west), in the Ain department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 61 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

Lods is quite small but very pleasant to explore, in particular the village along...

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at 62 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The small village of Mouthier-Haute-Pierre is well placed to explore the source of the...

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Map of places to visit near Verges


Markets in and near Verges

  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (10km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (20km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (28km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (30km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (33km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (35km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (35km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (35km)

More information about Verges, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Verges, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (55km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (16km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (4km)
  • Lac de Chalain (9km)
  • Lac de Chambly (9km)
  • Lac du Val (11km)
  • Source - la Seille (12km)
  • Lac du Vernois (16km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (16km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (16km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (17km)
  • Lac du Fioget (18km)
  • Lac de Narlay (18km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (18km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (19km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (20km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (20km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (22km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (32km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (34km)
  • Lac des Rousses (35km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (37km)
  • Col de la Faucille (41km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Verges is in the east of France at 10 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Verges is 349 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Verges

Canton: Conliège

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39570

Distance to Verges

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 349 km

from Calais: 554 km

from Nice: 351 km

from Bordeaux: 526 km

from Strasbourg: 265 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 Verges from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baume-les-Messieurs, Blye, Briod, Charcier, Charezier, Chatillon, Crancot, Mesnois, Mirebel, Publy, Revigny and Vevy.

This page in French: Visiter Verges