Echay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Echay: highlights and tourist information

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Echay 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 23 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Echay is 335 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Cleron at 10 km and Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Echay, 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 Echay in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Echay

Markets in and near Echay

  • Levier: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (21km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (34km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (34km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (35km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (45km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (50km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (50km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (51km)

More information about Echay, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Echay, France

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

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)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (44km)
  • Parc de l'Etang (49km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Joux (23km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (27km)
  • Source - la Seille (37km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (39km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (40km)
  • Lac du Fioget (42km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (43km)
  • Lac de Chalain (43km)
  • Lac du Vernois (44km)
  • Lac de Narlay (45km)
  • Lac de Chambly (46km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (22km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Echay

Canton: Quingey

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25440

Distance to Echay

from Besancon (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 335 km

from Calais: 527 km

from Nice: 386 km

from Bordeaux: 561 km

from Strasbourg: 218 km

Getting here

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

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bartherans, By, Chatillon-sur-Lison, Courcelles, Cussey-sur-Lison, Goux-sous-Landet, Lavans-Quingey, Lizine, Montfort, Myon, Palantine, Paroy, Pessans, Pointvillers, Ronchaux, Rouhe, Rurey, Samson and Saraz.

This page in French: Visiter Echay