Breconchaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Breconchaux in Doubs

Photo is of Besancon at 21 km from Breconchaux

Visit Breconchaux: highlights and tourist information

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Breconchaux 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 Breconchaux in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Besancon at 21 km and Ornans at 28 km.

Breconchaux, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Besancon

Besancon

at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Besancon guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 28 km (direction south-south-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 32 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Vesoul

Vesoul

at 33 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

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

See Vesoul guide
 
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Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south)

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

See Lods guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 33 km (direction south)

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Saint-Hippolyte

Saint-Hippolyte

at 41 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 44 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montbeliard guide
Ronchamp chapel

Ronchamp chapel

at 48 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Saone department

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

See Ronchamp chapel guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 49 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pontarlier guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 50 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 53 km (direction south-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
Belfort

Belfort

at 56 km (direction east-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
Arbois

Arbois

at 61 km (direction south-west), in the Jura department

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

See Arbois guide

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Markets in and near Breconchaux

  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Vesoul: market Thursday & Saturday (32km)
  • Lure: market Tuesday (42km)
  • Montbeliard: market Tuesday & Saturday (44km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (44km)
  • Valentigney: market Tuesday (45km)
  • Bethoncourt: market Friday (45km)
  • Audincourt: market Saturday (46km)
  • Sochaux: market Thursday (47km)
  • Belfort: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (55km)

More information about Breconchaux, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Breconchaux, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Poudrey (21km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (38km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (41km)
  • Saut du Doubs (44km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moffans-et-Vacheresse (38km)
  • Mandeure (43km)
  • Montbeliard (44km)
  • Belfort (56km)
  • Rougegoutte (62km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (21km)
 
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Geography and distances

Breconchaux is in the eastern-center of France at 21 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Breconchaux is 336 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Breconchaux

Canton: Roulans

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25640

Distance to Breconchaux

from Besancon (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 336 km

from Calais: 514 km

from Nice: 412 km

from Bordeaux: 596 km

from Strasbourg: 177 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 Breconchaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bretigney-Notre-Dame, Champlive, Corcelle-Mieslot, Dammartin-les-Templiers, Deluz, Esnans, Fontenotte, Fourbanne, Grosbois, La Breteniere, La Tour-de-Scay, Laissey, Le Puy, Ougney-Douvot, Pouligney-Lusans, Rignosot, Roulans, Saint-Hilaire, Sechin, Silley-Blefond, Val-de-Roulans, Vennans and Villers-Grelot.

This page in French: Visiter Breconchaux