Arc-sous-Cicon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Arc-sous-Cicon in Doubs

Photo is of Mouthier-Haute-Pierre at 8 km from Arc-sous-Cicon

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Arc-sous-Cicon is situated in the Doubs 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 Arc-sous-Cicon in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mouthier-Haute-Pierre at 8 km and Lods at 10 km.

Arc-sous-Cicon, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction west)

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction west)

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

See Lods guide


at 16 km (direction south)

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

See Pontarlier guide


at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Ornans guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 20 km (direction south)

The Chateau de Joux is an imposing clifftop castle with a 1000 year history...

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Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 25 km (direction west)

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

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at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Besancon guide


at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Jura department

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide


at 44 km (direction east-north-east)

Saint-Hippolyte is in a beautiful position on the confluence of the Doubs and Dessoubre...

See Saint-Hippolyte guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 45 km (direction west)

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide


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

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

See Arbois guide

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Map of places to visit near Arc-sous-Cicon


Markets in and near Arc-sous-Cicon

  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (17km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (34km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (49km)

More information about Arc-sous-Cicon, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Arc-sous-Cicon, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (9km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (13km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (14km)
  • Saut du Doubs (25km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (25km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (37km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (53km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (54km)
  • Lac du Fioget (56km)
  • Lac du Vernois (58km)
  • Lac de Chalain (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mandeure (55km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (33km)

Geography and distances

Arc-sous-Cicon is in the eastern-center of France at 34 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Arc-sous-Cicon is 361 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Arc-sous-Cicon

Canton: Montbenoît

Arrondissement: Pontarlier

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25520

Distance to Arc-sous-Cicon

from Besancon (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 361 km

from Calais: 545 km

from Nice: 379 km

from Bordeaux: 591 km

from Strasbourg: 199 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 Arc-sous-Cicon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Athose, Aubonne, Chasnans, La Chaux, Nods, Saint-Gorgon-Main and Vanclans.

This page in French: Visiter Arc-sous-Cicon