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 Tourism, holiday & travel in Marigny
Insee code39313
AltitudeFrom 454 to 628 meters
Surface11.99 km²
Population192 inhabitants
Density16 inhabitants/km²


Chief townLons-le-Saunier (at 23 km, 32 min)Montigny-sur-l'Ain at 3.7 km (6 min)
DepartmentJuraDoucier at 4.1 km (6 min)
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Marigny, a quiet village away from the Departmental overlooking Lake Chalain, the largest natural lake in the Jura. It is located in the heart of the lakes that are 17 in total.

By providing home to lakes team of archaeologists, led Marigny the excavations are exhibited in the summer Clairvaux-les-Lacs. But there is the lake cities that were rebuilt as an experiment over their existence ... All the western part, the lake has been screened to preserve this heritage.

Every year there continues traditions fires of St. John and the Patron Feast of St. Theodule, the first Sunday of August when the festival committee is involved to enjoy the holiday of a show whose theme changes each year ...

All prairie field is devoted to grassland: food dairy cows produce the most milk in the manufacture County: cheese renown Jura mountains whose dairy school is Poligny.

Nearby, the famous waterfalls of the Hedgehog, a series of seven waterfalls of the Hedgehog River, the most high, the fan reaches 65 meters.

A little further away, are the hills that make up the vineyard of Château-Chalon, Arbois, Pupillin that their wines are very popular: Yellow Wine, Chardonnay, and Wine Macvin Straw ...

Not to mention the trout, pike that can fish in Lake Chalain or the Ain River. Typical lake fish: whitefish or whitefish.


  • The chapel of Villard Marigny hamlet, which has been renovated by a team of volunteers.
  • Many viewpoints can discover the landscape.
  • The forest walks, on-site, you oxygèneront. You can see animals up close: cows and aurochs. Route hikers and mountain biking trails.
  • A field of communal game is available for football, petanque.
  • Water sports enjoyed on the lake Chalain.
  • Bike path around the lake.


The first Sunday of August: Saint Theodule annual festival from 15h: show, country fair and meals from 18h. The day ends with a free ball.


  • The Lakes road, County Road, Route des Vins.
  • The waterfalls of the Hedgehog, caves and secluded Baume-les-Messieurs, the Saltworks of Salins-les-Bains are also must-see places, and many museums can be visited.
  • Sports & Recreation:
  • Riding.
  • Golf 25 km.
  • Tree climbing.
  • Fishing in rivers (Ain. ..).
  • Marked trails for biking and hiking.
  • Picking mushrooms in the forest.
  • Festivities around:
  • Market Doucier village every Tuesday in the high season.
  • Holidays in rural villages: Feast of the Snail Festival Buis, Day County, contest Loggers, party Wine, Yellow Wine breakthrough, according to the calendar of the season.
  • International Triathlon Chalain: early June.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Hot-air balloon flight in JuraNature and the outdoorsFrom 160 € to 200 €Le Vernois (15.6 km)

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Lake Chalain winterLake Chalain winter
Hills MarignyHills Marigny
Landscape in the snow FreshLandscape in the snow Fresh
Cows in the meadowsCows in the meadows
Marigny The ChurchMarigny The Church
The lake in winter with the archaeological hutThe lake in winter with the archaeological hut
The chapel of his hamletThe chapel of his hamlet
Marigny for aircraftMarigny for aircraft
Lake Chalain a turquoiseLake Chalain a turquoise
The tradition of the fires of St. JeanThe tradition of the fires of St. Jean
The ancient crafts, a parade for the feast of MarignyThe ancient crafts, a parade for the feast of Marigny



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French cuisine restaurantHostellerie des Monts Jura
NEAR LONS-LE-SAUNIER - A local Jura inspired cuisine is what offers the restaurant Hostellerie des Monts Jura, Pannessières installed in the stables of postal relay of the city. LOCAL...
Located 14.3 km from Marigny25 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantHôtel Restaurant Spa Parenthèse  
The common Chille, in the Jura has a wonderful house where you will be presented with tasty gourmet dishes French. The restaurant offers a parenthesis gourmet meal, in a natural and...
Located 16.1 km from Marigny41 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantRestaurant du Casino  
Ludopathes greedy abstain. For others, welcome to Restaurant du Casino Lons-le-Saunier! The Restaurant du Casino lies at the heart of the wine region of Jura, near the town of Lons-le-Saunier....
Located 16.7 km from Marigny26 € per person 

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Farm with 3 bedroomsCouleurs jardin    
At the heart of the Jura, this renovated farmhouse offers a cozy stop in a setting surrounded by nature. A large living room with fireplace, garden, kitchen available, family room and...
Located 3.3 km from Marigny58 € the double room 
Apartment with 6 bedroomsApartment with 6 bedrooms  
Le Frasnois
5 Bed and breakfast in our guest house, a beautiful and large renovated farm 3 ears Gite de France. 5 Rooms for 2 to 4 people including one suite and one bedroom downstairs (Billiard...
Located 10.1 km from Marigny67 € the double room 
Chalet with 1 bedroomL'Inattendue des lacs    
It is overlooking the two lakes we have the pleasure to welcome you in this cottage Jura plank. Enjoy this guest room (family suite) comfortable, modern and pampering of 35 m² with...
Located 13.2 km from Marigny69 € the double room 

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House for 4 personsGites Les Charmilles  
2 storey detached houses located in a stalemate for exclusive use: the calm and peaceful. Not overlooked (surrounded by meadows on 3 sides), you can enjoy the view over the village,...
Located in MarignyFrom 290 € to 690 € per week 
Chalet for 6 personsGîtes des planchettes du lac de Chalain  
Cottages and lodgings in our home with heated pool, comfort, located on the edge of the forest in the village of Marigny. At 1500 m from the lake Chalain. Quiet, close to hiking tr...
Located in Marigny970 € per week 
Chalet for 6 personsGîte de l'Escapade du Hérisson   SPECIAL OFFER
Renting a wooden chalet (100m²), recent, 10 minutes walk from Lake Chalain and 10 minutes drive waterfalls of the Hedgehog in a family atmosphere. The cottage is for 2-6 people and...
Located 2.4 km from MarignyFrom 360 € to 780 € per week 

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60 places over 6 haCamping du Gît  
Our camping du gît is located close to the lake of Chalain and the Ain river on a plateau divided in 3 parts by trees that gives peaceful and shady pitches (100 to 150 square metre...
Located 3.3 km from Marigny13 € per day 
110 places over 2,8 haSous Doriat  
A 3-star campsite in a region with lakes and the Jura mountains, rental of mobile homes, chalets, equipped tents, camping holidays and pitches for motorhomes.
Located 4.5 km from MarignyFrom 12.50 € to 16.50 € per day 
180 places over 6 haCamping trelachaume    
Friendly and beautiful campsite, overlooking Lake Vouglans. Beach, fishing, water sports, marina at 800 m. Playground, petanque, ping-pong, tv room, animations in high season, snack...
Located 25 km from MarignyFrom 12 € to 16.60 € per day 

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Auberge du Hérisson - Hotel in MarignyAuberge du Hérisson     
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Hotel Auberge du Hérisson is located just 300 metres from Hérisson Waterfall and 500 metres from the Lake of Ilay. You can relax on the terrace and free Wi-Fi access is provided throughout...
Located 10.8 km from MarignyRoom from 55 €
Café Hôtel de la Gare - Hotel in MarignyCafé Hôtel de la Gare    
Ideally located just 50 metres from Champagnole Train Station, the Café Hôtel de la Gare offers a spacious terrace and a traditional restaurant on site. It also features a garden with...
Located 12.1 km from Marigny
Hotel Les 2 Lacs - Hotel in MarignyHotel Les 2 Lacs    
The Hotel Les 2 Lacs is located in the Jura in the heart of Clairvaux les lacs in a quiet street, only 500 meters from the lake with its beach. Regional specialities can be enjoyed...
Located 12.2 km from MarignyRoom from 71 €

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Logis Hotel Lons-le-Saunier - Restaurant Le Grill
Logis Hotel Lons-le-Saunier - Restaurant Le Grill offers free Wi-Fi and free on-site parking. It is located on the outskirts of Lons le Saunier, next to...
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