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Chaffois tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chaffois in Doubs

Photo is of Pontarlier at 6 km from Chaffois

Visit Chaffois: highlights and tourist information

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Chaffois is situated in the Doubs department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontarlier at 6 km and Chateau de Joux at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chaffois, 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 Chaffois in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 6 km (direction east)

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

See Pontarlier guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

The Chateau de Joux is an imposing clifftop castle...

See Chateau de Joux guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

Lods is quite small but very pleasant to explore, in...

See Lods guide
 
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Ornans

Ornans

at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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...

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 30 km (direction west), in the Jura department

The salt mines at Salins-les-Bains operated from the 13th - 20th century...

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 38 km (direction west), in the Jura department

After exploring the old town centre in Arbois you can...

See Arbois guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 42 km (direction north-west)

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

See Besancon guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Jura department

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and steep...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Saint-Hippolyte

Saint-Hippolyte

at 61 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Hippolyte guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Doubs

Map of places to visit near Chaffois

 
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Markets in and near Chaffois

  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (6km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (33km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (38km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (41km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (47km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (55km)

More information about Chaffois, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Chaffois, France

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

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

  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (17km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (22km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (26km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (27km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (36km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (37km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (38km)
  • Saut du Doubs (38km)
  • Lac du Fioget (39km)
  • Lac de Narlay (41km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (41km)
  • Lac du Vernois (42km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (43km)
  • Lac de Chalain (45km)
  • Lac de Chambly (46km)
  • Source - la Seille (47km)
  • Lac du Val (47km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (47km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (47km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (51km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (40km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chaffois is in the eastern-center of France at 41 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Chaffois is 364 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chaffois

Canton: Pontarlier

Arrondissement: Pontarlier

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25300

Distance to Chaffois

from Besancon (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 364 km

from Calais: 553 km

from Nice: 365 km

from Bordeaux: 578 km

from Strasbourg: 216 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 Chaffois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bannans, Bians-les-Usiers, Bulle, Dommartin, Doubs, Granges-Narboz, Houtaud, La Riviere-Drugeon, Pontarlier, Sainte-Colombe, Sombacour and Vuillecin.

This page in French: Visiter Chaffois

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