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Doubs tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pontarlier at 2 km from Doubs

Visit Doubs: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontarlier at 2 km and Chateau de Joux at 6 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Doubs, 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 Doubs in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 2 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pontarlier guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 6 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Joux guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 14 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lods guide
 
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Ornans

Ornans

at 25 km (direction north-west)

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

See Ornans guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 28 km (direction west-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 36 km (direction west), in the Jura department

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 44 km (direction north-west)

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

See Besancon guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 44 km (direction west), in the Jura department

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

See Arbois guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 44 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Saint-Hippolyte

Saint-Hippolyte

at 56 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Hippolyte guide

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Map of places to visit near Doubs

 
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Markets in and near Doubs

  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (3km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (39km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (42km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (44km)

More information about Doubs, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Doubs, France

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

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 (11km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (21km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (26km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (28km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (33km)
  • Saut du Doubs (33km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (42km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (43km)
  • Lac du Fioget (44km)
  • Lac de Narlay (46km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (47km)
  • Lac du Vernois (47km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (48km)
  • Lac de Chalain (51km)
  • Lac de Chambly (52km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (52km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (52km)
  • Lac du Val (53km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (41km)
 
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Geography and distances

Doubs is in the eastern-center of France at 43 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Doubs is 367 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Doubs

Canton: Pontarlier

Arrondissement: Pontarlier

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25300

Distance to Doubs

from Besancon (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 367 km

from Calais: 554 km

from Nice: 366 km

from Bordeaux: 584 km

from Strasbourg: 212 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 Doubs from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arcon, Chaffois, Dommartin, Goux-les-Usiers, Granges-Narboz, Houtaud, Pontarlier and Vuillecin.

This page in French: Visiter Doubs

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