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Foucherans tourism and travel guide

Photo of Foucherans in Doubs

Photo is of Ornans at 6 km from Foucherans

Visit Foucherans: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Ornans at 6 km and Chateau de Cleron at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Foucherans, 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 Foucherans in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Ornans

Ornans

at 6 km (direction south)

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

See Ornans guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 10 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Besancon guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction south-east)

Lods is quite small but very pleasant to explore, in particular the...

See Lods guide
 
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Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 17 km (direction south-east)

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Salins-les-Bains

at 31 km (direction south-west), in the Jura department

The salt mines at Salins-les-Bains operated from the 13th - 20th century...

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 32 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pontarlier guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 36 km (direction south-east)

The Chateau de Joux is an imposing clifftop castle with a 1000...

See Chateau de Joux guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 39 km (direction south-west), in the Jura department

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

See Arbois guide
Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the prettiest in Franche-Comté...

See Pesmes guide
Dole

Dole

at 49 km (direction west), in the Jura department

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is the principal attraction...

See Dole guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 59 km (direction south-west), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 62 km (direction south-west), in the Jura department

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and steep wooded...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide

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

Map of places to visit near Foucherans

 
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Markets in and near Foucherans

  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (12km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (33km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (40km)
  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (52km)

Hotels near Foucherans

More information about Foucherans, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Foucherans, France

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

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 (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Poudrey (10km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (31km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (33km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (37km)
  • Saut du Doubs (44km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (44km)
  • Source - la Seille (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (11km)
 
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Geography and distances

Foucherans is in the eastern-center of France at 13 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Foucherans is 339 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Foucherans

Canton: Ornans

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25620

Distance to Foucherans

from Besancon (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 339 km

from Calais: 524 km

from Nice: 394 km

from Bordeaux: 579 km

from Strasbourg: 199 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 Foucherans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bonnevaux-le-Prieure, Charbonnieres-les-Sapins, La Veze, Le Gratteris, Malbrans, Mamirolle, Merey-sous-Montrond, Ornans, Saules, Tarcenay, Trepot and Villers-sous-Montrond.

This page in French: Visiter Foucherans

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