Brans travel guide
Visit Brans: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Pesmes at 6 km from Brans
Location: Brans is situated in the Jura department (Franche-Comte region) in the east of France at 62 km from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital. (General information: Brans is 299 km from Paris and 494 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Brans: these include Pesmes at 6 km and Dole at 16 km. Dole is a listed secteur sauvegarde at 16 km and Dole is a listed town of art and history at 16 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Brans, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Brans
See France This Way travel guides for and Franche-Comte (the local department and region) for more travel ideas in the area of Brans.
Note that all distances from Brans shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Brans holidays and travel
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Markets near Brans
- Auxonne: market every Friday (14km)
- Pontailler-sur-Saone: market every Saturday (14km)
- Dole: market every Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (16km)
- Gray: market every Tuesday & Friday (24km)
- Besancon: market every Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (35km)
- Longvic: market every Sunday (38km)
- Arbois: market every Friday (40km)
- Dijon: market every Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (41km)
- Pierre-de-Bresse: market every Monday (45km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Brans and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Brans map below.
National Monument Astronomical clock of Besancon (35km)
Recommended Detour Salins-les-Bains (40km)
Remarkable Garden Jardin à la Faulx (16km); Jardin du château du Talmay (17km); Parc de l'Etang (23km); Château d'Arcelot (33km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Quetigny (35km); Dijon (41km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Citadelle de Besançon (36km)
Map of places to visit near Brans & Location Information
Distance to Brans
from Lons-le-Saunier (local prefecture): 62 km
from Paris: 299 km
from Calais: 494 km
from Nice: 414 km
from Bordeaux: 543 km
from Strasbourg: 222 km
* distances are direct not by road!
We have 14 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Brans): Bard-les-Pesmes, Champagney, Dammartin-Marpain, Malans, Moissey, Montmirey-la-Ville, Montmirey-le-Chateau, Mutigney, Offlanges, Pesmes, Pointre, Saligney, Thervay and Vriange.
For driving distances to Brans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Brans