Viry tourism and travel guide

Photo of Viry in Jura

Photo is of Divonne-les-Bains at 32 km from Viry

Visit Viry: highlights and tourist information

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Viry 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 Viry in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Divonne-les-Bains at 32 km and Bourg-en-Bresse at 41 km.

Viry, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 32 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 41 km (direction 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 44 km (direction north-north-west)

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 46 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 46 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 54 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Annecy is a very lovely town with a great deal to enjoy, enhanced further...

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 54 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The towns, villages and scenery around Lake Annecy make it an exceptional region to...

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Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 57 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The port area is among the highlights in this pretty village on the banks...

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 60 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

After exploring the quaint village of Menthon-Saint-Bernard you can hire a boat to explore...

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide


Most Beautiful Village at 62 km (direction south-west), in the Ain department

The hillside walled town of perouges is among our favourite villages to be found...

See Perouges guide

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

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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

What to do at Viry? 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

Viry is in the east of France at 44 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Viry is 381 kilometres from Paris).

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

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