Viry tourism and travel guide

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Visit Viry: highlights and tourist information

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Viry is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 44 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Viry is 381 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Divonne-les-Bains at 32 km and Bourg-en-Bresse at 41 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Viry, 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 Viry 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 Viry

Markets in and near Viry

  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (8km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (13km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (20km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (22km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (25km)
  • Valleiry: market Sunday (28km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (29km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (31km)
  • Saint-Julien-en-Genevois: market Friday (32km)

More information about Viry, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Viry, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (29km)
  • Brou Royal Monastery (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (51km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (20km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (16km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (22km)
  • Col de la Faucille (23km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (23km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (29km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (34km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (34km)
  • Lac des Rousses (35km)
  • Lac du Val (37km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (38km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (38km)
  • Lac de Chambly (39km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (39km)
  • Lac du Vernois (40km)
  • Lac de Narlay (40km)
  • Lac de Chalain (42km)
  • Lac du Fioget (43km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (43km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (45km)
  • Gorges du Fier (50km)
  • Mont Veyrier (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Viry

Canton: Bouchoux

Arrondissement: Saint-Claude

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39360

Distance to Viry

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 381 km

from Calais: 590 km

from Nice: 313 km

from Bordeaux: 517 km

from Strasbourg: 296 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arbent, Belleydoux, Choux, Dortan, Larrivoire, Lavancia-Epercy, Rogna and Vulvoz.

This page in French: Visiter Viry