Belfort tourism and travel guide

Photo of Belfort in Territoire-de-Belfort

Visit Belfort: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The town of Belfort and its citadel are pleasant to exlore when you are in the southern Vosges region

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Belfort. For detailed visitor information see the Belfort travel guide.

Belfort is situated in the Territoire-de-Belfort department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the north-east of France - it is the prefecture (capital) of the Territoire-de-Belfort department (general information: Belfort is 359 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Belfort include "ville fleurie 4*".

Popular places to visit nearby include Ronchamp chapel at 18 km and Altkirch at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Belfort, 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 Belfort in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Territoire-de-Belfort

Map of places to visit near Belfort

Markets in and near Belfort

Market days in Belfort: weekly market: Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday;

  • Belfort: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (0km)
  • Bethoncourt: market Friday (13km)
  • Fesches-le-Chatel: market Friday (14km)
  • Sochaux: market Thursday (14km)
  • Montbeliard: market Tuesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Audincourt: market Saturday (18km)
  • Masevaux: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Valentigney: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Melisey: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Lure: market Tuesday (27km)

More information about Belfort, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Belfort, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Belfort.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Thann (27km)
  • Plombieres-les-Bains (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Roseraie du Chatelet (9km)
  • Parc de Wesserling (29km)
  • Parc botanique de Mulhouse (39km)
  • Parc Alfred-Wallach (40km)
  • Parc de la Marseillaise (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Ballon d'Alsace (20km)
  • Hohneck (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Rougegoutte (10km)
  • Montbeliard (15km)
  • Masevaux (18km)
  • Mandeure (21km)
  • Moffans-et-Vacheresse (23km)
  • Hirtzbach (28km)
  • Sausheim (42km)
  • Soultzmatt (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique et botanique de Mulhouse (39km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Belfort

Canton: Belfort

Arrondissement: Belfort

Department: Territoire-de-Belfort

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 90000

Distance to Belfort

from Belfort (prefecture): 1 km

from Paris: 359 km

from Calais: 516 km

from Nice: 439 km

from Bordeaux: 650 km

from Strasbourg: 124 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chalonvillars, Errevet and Mandrevillars.

This page in French: Visiter Belfort