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Esnans tourism and travel guide

Photo of Esnans in Doubs

Photo is of Besancon at 25 km from Esnans

Visit Esnans: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Besancon at 25 km and Ornans at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Esnans, 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 Esnans in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Besancon

Besancon

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Besancon guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 29 km (direction south-west)

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

See Ornans guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lods guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 34 km (direction south)

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
 
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Vesoul

Vesoul

at 34 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

Although lacking major monuments, Vesoul is a pleasant town to visit with...

See Vesoul guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 35 km (direction south-west)

The gardens of the Chateau de Cleron can be seen next...

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Saint-Hippolyte

Saint-Hippolyte

at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Hippolyte guide
Montbeliard

Montbeliard

at 40 km (direction east-north-east)

It is the castle in Montbeliard, on a raised rocky platform,...

See Montbeliard guide
Ronchamp chapel

Ronchamp chapel

at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Saone department

The Ronchamp Chapel is the best known work by...

See Ronchamp chapel guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 48 km (direction south)

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

See Pontarlier guide
Belfort

Belfort

at 52 km (direction east-north-east), in the Territoire-de-Belfort department

The town of Belfort and its citadel are pleasant to...

See Belfort guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 53 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 56 km (direction south-west), in the Jura department

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 64 km (direction south-west), in the Jura department

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

See Arbois guide

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

Map of places to visit near Esnans

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Markets in and near Esnans

  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (25km)
  • Vesoul: market Thursday & Saturday (34km)
  • Lure: market Tuesday (40km)
  • Montbeliard: market Tuesday & Saturday (40km)
  • Valentigney: market Tuesday (41km)
  • Bethoncourt: market Friday (41km)
  • Audincourt: market Saturday (42km)
  • Sochaux: market Thursday (43km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (46km)
  • Fesches-le-Chatel: market Friday (48km)

More information about Esnans, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Esnans, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Poudrey (21km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (35km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (40km)
  • Saut du Doubs (41km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moffans-et-Vacheresse (36km)
  • Mandeure (39km)
  • Montbeliard (40km)
  • Belfort (52km)
  • Rougegoutte (59km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (25km)
 
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Geography and distances

Esnans is in the eastern-center of France at 25 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Esnans is 340 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Esnans

Canton: Baume-les-Dames

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25110

Distance to Esnans

from Besancon (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 340 km

from Calais: 516 km

from Nice: 411 km

from Bordeaux: 600 km

from Strasbourg: 174 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 Esnans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Adam-les-Passavant, Autechaux, Baume-les-Dames, Breconchaux, Bretigney-Notre-Dame, Champlive, Dammartin-les-Templiers, Fontenotte, Fourbanne, Grosbois, Guillon-les-Bains, La Breteniere, Luxiol, Ougney-Douvot, Pont-les-Moulins, Saint-Juan, Sechin, Silley-Blefond and Val-de-Roulans.

This page in French: Visiter Esnans

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