Bief tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bief in Doubs

Photo is of Saint-Hippolyte at 4 km from Bief

Visit Bief: highlights and tourist information

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Bief 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 Bief in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Hippolyte at 4 km and Montbeliard at 21 km.

Bief, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Saint-Hippolyte

Saint-Hippolyte

at 4 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Hippolyte guide
Montbeliard

Montbeliard

at 21 km (direction east)

It is the castle in Montbeliard, on a raised rocky platform, that dominates the...

See Montbeliard guide
Belfort

Belfort

at 35 km (direction north-north-east), in the Territoire-de-Belfort department

The town of Belfort and its citadel are pleasant to exlore when you are...

See Belfort guide
Ronchamp chapel

Ronchamp chapel

at 43 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

The Ronchamp Chapel is the best known work by architect Le Corbusier to be...

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Altkirch

Altkirch

at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

In the oldest part of Altkirch you can still see part of the defensive...

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Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 49 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Ornans

Ornans

at 53 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ornans guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 56 km (direction south-west)

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

See Pontarlier guide
Vesoul

Vesoul

at 57 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

Although lacking major monuments, Vesoul is a pleasant town to visit with some attractive...

See Vesoul guide
Mulhouse

Mulhouse

at 64 km (direction north-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

Often ignored as an 'industrial town' Mulhouse actually has an attractive centre around the...

See Mulhouse guide

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Markets in and near Bief

  • Valentigney: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Audincourt: market Saturday (18km)
  • Montbeliard: market Tuesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Sochaux: market Thursday (21km)
  • Bethoncourt: market Friday (23km)
  • Fesches-le-Chatel: market Friday (24km)
  • Belfort: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (36km)
  • Lure: market Tuesday (45km)
  • Altkirch: market Thursday (49km)

More information about Bief, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Bief, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Roseraie du Chatelet (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Saut du Doubs (27km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (27km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (34km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (42km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mandeure (14km)
  • Montbeliard (21km)
  • Belfort (35km)
  • Moffans-et-Vacheresse (37km)
  • Hirtzbach (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bief is in the eastern-center of France at 57 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Bief is 369 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bief

Canton: Saint-Hippolyte

Arrondissement: Montbéliard

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25190

Distance to Bief

from Besancon (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 369 km

from Calais: 538 km

from Nice: 405 km

from Bordeaux: 630 km

from Strasbourg: 158 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 Bief from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chamesol, Dampjoux, Feule, Fleurey, Froidevaux, Les Breseux, Les Terres-de-Chaux, Liebvillers, Montandon, Montecheroux, Neuchatel-Urtiere, Noirefontaine, Remondans-Vaivre, Saint-Hippolyte, Solemont, Thiebouhans, Valoreille, Vauclusotte and Villars-sous-Dampjoux.

This page in French: Visiter Bief