Bulle tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bulle in Doubs

Photo is of Pontarlier at 10 km from Bulle

Visit Bulle: highlights and tourist information

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Bulle 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 Bulle in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontarlier at 10 km and Chateau de Joux at 12 km.

Bulle, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 10 km (direction 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 12 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Joux guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 17 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
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lods guide
 
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Ornans

Ornans

at 24 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 25 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 27 km (direction 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
Arbois

Arbois

at 34 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 37 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
Besancon

Besancon

at 43 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Besancon guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Jura department

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 48 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
Saint-Hippolyte

Saint-Hippolyte

at 65 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Hippolyte guide
Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 66 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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Markets in and near Bulle

  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (10km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (29km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (34km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (41km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (44km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (50km)

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Tourist attractions near Bulle, France

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

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 (18km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (22km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (29km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (31km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (32km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (33km)
  • Lac du Fioget (35km)
  • Lac de Narlay (36km)
  • Lac du Vernois (37km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (37km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (38km)
  • Lac de Chalain (41km)
  • Lac de Chambly (42km)
  • Source - la Seille (43km)
  • Lac du Val (43km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (43km)
  • Saut du Doubs (43km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (43km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (43km)
  • Lac des Rousses (44km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (46km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (47km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (40km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bulle is in the eastern-center of France at 42 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Bulle is 362 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bulle

Canton: Levier

Arrondissement: Pontarlier

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25560

Distance to Bulle

from Besancon (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 362 km

from Calais: 552 km

from Nice: 364 km

from Bordeaux: 573 km

from Strasbourg: 220 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 Bulle from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bannans, Bouverans, Chaffois, Chapelle-d'Huin, Dompierre-les-Tilleuls, Frasne, La Planee, La Riviere-Drugeon and Sainte-Colombe.

This page in French: Visiter Bulle