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Photo is of Pesmes at 12 km from Bay

Visit Bay: highlights and tourist information

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Bay is situated in the Haute-Saone department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pesmes at 12 km and Besancon at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Bay, 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 Bay in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Pesmes guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 23 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Besancon guide
Dole

Dole

at 28 km (direction south-west), in the Jura department

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

See Dole guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 29 km (direction south-south-east), in the Doubs department

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

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

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Ornans guide
Beze

Beze

at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

Although small the village of Bez is very pleasant...

See Beze guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Jura department

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 43 km (direction south), 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 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Lods guide
Vesoul

Vesoul

at 50 km (direction north-east)

Although lacking major monuments, Vesoul is a pleasant town to...

See Vesoul guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 50 km (direction east-south-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 64 km (direction east-south-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Pontarlier guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 68 km (direction east-south-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Joux guide

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Map of places to visit near Bay

 
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Markets in and near Bay

  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (23km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (24km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (27km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (28km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (43km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (48km)
  • Vesoul: market Thursday & Saturday (50km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (57km)

More information about Bay, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Bay, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de l'Etang (17km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (22km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (28km)
  • Château d'Arcelot (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Poudrey (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (25km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bay is in the north-east of France at 50 kilometres from Vesoul, the department capital (general information: Bay is 305 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bay

Canton: Marnay

Arrondissement: Vesoul

Department: Haute-Saone

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 70150

Distance to Bay

from Vesoul (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 305 km

from Calais: 495 km

from Nice: 417 km

from Bordeaux: 557 km

from Strasbourg: 209 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Bay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avrigney-Virey, Bonboillon, Bresilley, Burgille, Chancey, Chenevrey-et-Morogne, Courchapon, Cult, Hugier, Jallerange, Le Moutherot, Marnay, Montagney, Motey-Besuche, Ougney, Pagney, Sornay, Tromarey and Vitreux.

This page in French: Visiter Bay

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