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Chaffois tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chaffois: highlights and tourist information

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Chaffois is situated in the Doubs department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 41 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Chaffois is 364 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Chaffois


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)

Geography and distances

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

Chaffois is in the eastern-center of France. 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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