Esnans tourism and travel guide

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Visit Esnans: highlights and tourist information

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Esnans 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 25 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Esnans is 340 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Esnans

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

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)

Geography and distances

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

Esnans 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 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