Arc-sous-Montenot tourism and travel guide

Photo of Arc-sous-Montenot in Doubs

Photo is of Salins-les-Bains at 10 km from Arc-sous-Montenot

Visit Arc-sous-Montenot: highlights and tourist information

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Arc-sous-Montenot 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-Montenot in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Salins-les-Bains at 10 km and Arbois at 18 km.

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

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



at 10 km (direction west-north-west), in the Jura department

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

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at 18 km (direction west), in the Jura department

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

See Arbois guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 24 km (direction north-east)

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

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at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Pontarlier guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 28 km (direction east)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Jura department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Jura department

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

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at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Besancon guide


at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Jura department

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region, well placed to explore...

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at 44 km (direction west-north-west), in the Jura department

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

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Markets in and near Arc-sous-Montenot

  • Levier: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (18km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (20km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (26km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (36km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (42km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (43km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (44km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (44km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (46km)

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Tourist attractions near Arc-sous-Montenot, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (39km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Joux (8km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (26km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (28km)
  • Lac du Fioget (28km)
  • Source - la Seille (29km)
  • Lac du Vernois (31km)
  • Lac de Narlay (31km)
  • Lac de Chalain (31km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (32km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (33km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (33km)
  • Lac de Chambly (33km)
  • Lac du Val (35km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (36km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (36km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (37km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (38km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (43km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (36km)

Geography and distances

Arc-sous-Montenot is in the eastern-center of France at 37 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Arc-sous-Montenot is 348 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Arc-sous-Montenot

Canton: Levier

Arrondissement: Pontarlier

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25270

Distance to Arc-sous-Montenot

from Besancon (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 348 km

from Calais: 542 km

from Nice: 370 km

from Bordeaux: 559 km

from Strasbourg: 227 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-Montenot from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abergement-les-Thesy, Boujailles, Cernans, Crouzet-Migette, Dournon, Geraise, Lemuy, Montmarlon, Sainte-Anne, Villeneuve-d'Amont and Villers-sous-Chalamont.

This page in French: Visiter Arc-sous-Montenot