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Abbans-Dessus tourism and travel guide

Photo of Abbans-Dessus in Doubs

Photo is of Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 12 km from Abbans-Dessus

Visit Abbans-Dessus: highlights and tourist information

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Abbans-Dessus is situated in the Doubs department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 12 km and Chateau de Cleron at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Abbans-Dessus, 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 Abbans-Dessus in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 12 km (direction south-west)

The Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans is an entire factory and living...

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 14 km (direction east)

The gardens of the Chateau de Cleron can be seen next to...

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 18 km (direction north-east)

The citadel, cathedral and some impressive 16th century townhouses are among...

See Besancon guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 20 km (direction south), in the Jura department

The salt mines at Salins-les-Bains operated from the 13th - 20th...

See Salins-les-Bains guide
 
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Ornans

Ornans

at 20 km (direction east)

The highlight of your visit to Ornans is the section along the...

See Ornans guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 25 km (direction south-south-west), in the Jura department

After exploring the old town centre in Arbois you can visit the...

See Arbois guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction east)

Lods is quite small but very pleasant to explore, in particular...

See Lods guide
Dole

Dole

at 30 km (direction west), in the Jura department

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is the principal attraction...

See Dole guide
Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the prettiest in Franche-Comté...

See Pesmes guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 31 km (direction east)

The small village of Mouthier-Haute-Pierre is well placed to explore...

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

Pontarlier is usually visited as part of a trip to enjoy...

See Pontarlier guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 46 km (direction east-south-east)

The Chateau de Joux is an imposing clifftop castle with...

See Chateau de Joux guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction south-south-west), in the Jura department

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide

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

Map of places to visit near Abbans-Dessus

 
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Markets in and near Abbans-Dessus

  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (26km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (30km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (38km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (41km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (42km)
  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (42km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (43km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (53km)

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Tourist attractions near Abbans-Dessus, France

What to do at Abbans-Dessus? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Abbans-Dessus.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (30km)
  • Parc de l'Etang (39km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (43km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Poudrey (30km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (32km)
  • Source - la Seille (42km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (17km)
 
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Geography and distances

Abbans-Dessus is in the eastern-center of France at 18 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Abbans-Dessus is 326 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Abbans-Dessus

Canton: Boussières

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25440

Distance to Abbans-Dessus

from Besancon (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 326 km

from Calais: 517 km

from Nice: 395 km

from Bordeaux: 559 km

from Strasbourg: 214 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 Abbans-Dessus from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abbans-Dessous, Boussieres, Busy, Byans-sur-Doubs, Cessey, Charnay, Chenecey-Buillon, Chouzelot, Courcelles, Courtefontaine, Fourg, Goux-sous-Landet, Lavans-Quingey, Lombard, Osselle, Palantine, Pessans, Quingey, Roset-Fluans, Routelle, Torpes, Villars-Saint-Georges and Vorges-les-Pins.

This page in French: Visiter Abbans-Dessus

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