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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Jura

Moirans-en-Montagne - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Jura

Natural boundary between Upper Jura and the Lake District, South Jura, "Country of the Child", and kinetic energy of the Regional Natural Park of Haut-Jura, was born of the will of 17 municipalities to pool their talents and d 'said the identity of a country that lacks neither raised nor character.

Moirans-en-Montagne, with its 2300 inhabitants is the capital of the French Toy: since 1850, the region specializes in the turner with a wide variety of turned objects.

Geographical information

Latitude46.4308989 (N 46° 25’ 51”)
Longitude5.7238540 (E 5° 43’ 26”)
AltitudeFrom 423m to 981m
Surface area26.56 km²
Population2454 inhabitants
Density92 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLons-le-Saunier (38 km, 38 min)
Insee code39333
IntercommunalityCC Jura Sud

Nearest cities & towns

Villards-d'Héria3.1 km (6 min)
Crenans4 km (6 min)
Charchilla4.6 km (7 min)
Martigna5.7 km (9 min)
Maisod7.1 km (10 min)
Pratz8.1 km (9 min)
Lect8.1 km (12 min)
Jeurre8.1 km (9 min)
Meussia8.6 km (10 min)
Les Crozets8.9 km (13 min)
Coyron10.7 km (11 min)
Lavans-lès-Saint-Claude11 km (12 min)
Vaux-lès-Saint-Claude11.6 km (13 min)

Things to see and do

You can visit his toy museum, artisan workshops, turners, toy stores, but also enjoy many activities such as tennis, climbing, karting, hiking.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Moirans is also the capital of the Child, represented by its mascot "Ludy", where you can sail all year through the International Festival for Children "Idéklic" in July or when " Country Christmas Toy "in December.

Detailed information

International festival for child actors, spectators and creatorsJuly 2017


Center City
Center City
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Toy Museum
Toy Museum
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Vouglans Lake
Vouglans Lake
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Sunset Lake Vouglans
Sunset Lake Vouglans
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The entrance to the city
The entrance to the city
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Tuesday 25 october
Min. 12°C - Max. 12°C
Wednesday 26 october
Min. 13°C - Max. 13°C
Thursday 27 october
Min. 11°C - Max. 11°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Canyoning in Upper Jura Nature Park
Sports sensations45 € to 65 € Saint-Claude (11.2 km)
Hiking in Upper Jura and visit to a tourist attraction
Nature and the great outdoors6 € to 18 € Saint-Claude (11.7 km)
Canyoning around Saint-Claude
Sports sensations40 € Saint-Claude (12.9 km)
Guided, themed photo trip
Arts and Crafts40 € to 70 € Les Rousses (29 km)
Games at the 10 55 leisure centre
Entertainment10 € Perrigny (30 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Nezan - Montcusel
HikeIntermediate4h30Dortan (11.3 km)
Tour of Mollard de Nétru
Village visitIntermediate1h30Chancia (11.3 km)
The Cimante waterfalls
HikeIntermediate2h45Thoiria (11.4 km)
Discovery path of Sarsouille
HikeEasy1h40Oyonnax (19.7 km)
Bernard Rock Circuit
HikeAthletic3h30Bellefontaine (30 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals