Charnay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Charnay: highlights and tourist information

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Charnay 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 14 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Charnay is 330 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Cleron at 9 km and Ornans at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Charnay, 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 Charnay 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 Charnay

Markets in and near Charnay

  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (13km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (29km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (35km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (39km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (43km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (43km)
  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (45km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (46km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (57km)

More information about Charnay, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Charnay, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Charnay.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (35km)
  • Parc de l'Etang (41km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (47km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Poudrey (24km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (32km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (41km)
  • Source - la Seille (45km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (13km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Charnay

Canton: Quingey

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25440

Distance to Charnay

from Besancon (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 330 km

from Calais: 520 km

from Nice: 394 km

from Bordeaux: 565 km

from Strasbourg: 210 km

Getting here

Charnay 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 Charnay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abbans-Dessus, Boussieres, Busy, Cademene, Cessey, Chatillon-sur-Lison, Chenecey-Buillon, Chouzelot, Courcelles, Epeugney, Goux-sous-Landet, Lavans-Quingey, Montferrand-le-Chateau, Palantine, Quingey, Rouhe, Rurey, Thoraise, Torpes and Vorges-les-Pins.

This page in French: Visiter Charnay