Bouverans tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bouverans in Doubs

Photo is of Pontarlier at 13 km from Bouverans

Visit Bouverans: highlights and tourist information

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Bouverans 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 Bouverans in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontarlier at 13 km and Chateau de Joux at 13 km.

Bouverans, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 13 km (direction east-north-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 13 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Joux guide


at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

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 22 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lods guide


at 27 km (direction west-north-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 28 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Ornans guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide


at 33 km (direction west), in the Jura department

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

See Arbois guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 38 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 46 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...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction west), in the Jura department

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide


at 46 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Besancon guide


at 54 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...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 68 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

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

See Pesmes guide

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Map of places to visit near Bouverans


Markets in and near Bouverans

  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (12km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (26km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (34km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (39km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (45km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (47km)

More information about Bouverans, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Bouverans, France

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

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

  • Forêt de la Joux (16km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (25km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (28km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (29km)
  • Lac du Fioget (31km)
  • Lac de Narlay (33km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (33km)
  • Lac du Vernois (33km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (34km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (34km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (35km)
  • Lac de Chalain (38km)
  • Lac de Chambly (39km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (39km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (39km)
  • Lac du Val (39km)
  • Lac des Rousses (40km)
  • Source - la Seille (41km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (42km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (43km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (46km)
  • Saut du Doubs (46km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (44km)

Geography and distances

Bouverans is in the eastern-center of France at 46 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Bouverans is 364 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bouverans

Canton: Pontarlier

Arrondissement: Pontarlier

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25560

Distance to Bouverans

from Besancon (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 364 km

from Calais: 555 km

from Nice: 360 km

from Bordeaux: 571 km

from Strasbourg: 224 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 Bouverans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bannans, Bonnevaux, Bulle, Dompierre-les-Tilleuls, Frasne, La Planee, La Riviere-Drugeon, Sainte-Colombe and Vaux-et-Chantegrue.

This page in French: Visiter Bouverans