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Durnes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Ornans at 7 km from Durnes

Visit Durnes: highlights and tourist information

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Durnes 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 22 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Durnes is 348 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Ornans at 7 km and Lods at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Durnes, 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 Durnes 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 Durnes


Markets in and near Durnes

  • Levier: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (25km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (42km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (48km)
  • Montbeliard: market Tuesday & Saturday (62km)

More information about Durnes, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Durnes, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de l'Etang (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Poudrey (5km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (22km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (24km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (35km)
  • Saut du Doubs (36km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (36km)
  • Source - la Seille (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (20km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Durnes

Canton: Ornans

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25580

Distance to Durnes

from Besancon (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 348 km

from Calais: 533 km

from Nice: 387 km

from Bordeaux: 583 km

from Strasbourg: 199 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Athose, Bonnevaux-le-Prieure, Charbonnieres-les-Sapins, Chateauvieux-les-Fosses, Echevannes, Etalans, Fallerans, Guyans-Durnes, Lavans-Vuillafans, Montgesoye, Saules, Vernierfontaine, Voires and Vuillafans.

This page in French: Visiter Durnes

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