Fontain tourism and travel guide
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Fontain 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 5 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Fontain is 330 kilometres from Paris).
Fontain, 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 Fontain 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 Fontain
Markets in and near Fontain
- Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (4km)
- Levier: market Wednesday (28km)
- Arbois: market Friday (38km)
- Pontarlier: market Thursday (41km)
- Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (42km)
- Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (43km)
More information about Fontain, Franche-Comte
Tourist attractions near Fontain, France
Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Fontain.
Most beautiful villages in France
(see also beautiful French villages)
- Lods (24km)
Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)
- Pontarlier (41km)
- Parc de l'Etang (39km)
- Jardin à la Faulx (42km)
- Jardin du château du Talmay (48km)
Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)
(see also historical French towns)
Sites of natural beauty
- Gouffre de Poudrey (19km)
- Forêt de la Joux (40km)
- Défilé d'Entre-Roches (40km)
- Gorges de Remonot (42km)
Towns of Art and history
Zoo and/or wildlife park
- Citadelle de Besançon (4km)
Geography and distances
Distance to Fontain
from Besancon (prefecture): 5 km
from Paris: 330 km
from Calais: 516 km
from Nice: 400 km
from Bordeaux: 573 km
from Strasbourg: 201 km
Fontain 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 Fontain from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arguel, Avanne-Aveney, Besancon, Beure, La Veze, Larnod, Merey-sous-Montrond, Montfaucon, Morre, Pugey, Rancenay and Villers-sous-Montrond.
This page in French: Visiter Fontain