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Fourg tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 7 km from Fourg

Visit Fourg: highlights and tourist information

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Fourg 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: Fourg is 323 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 7 km and Salins-les-Bains at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fourg, 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 Fourg 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 Fourg


Markets in and near Fourg

  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (22km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (24km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (33km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (38km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (40km)
  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (42km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (46km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (48km)

More information about Fourg, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Fourg, France

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

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 (24km)
  • Parc de l'Etang (39km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (40km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Joux (32km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (35km)
  • Source - la Seille (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (22km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fourg

Canton: Quingey

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25440

Distance to Fourg

from Besancon (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 323 km

from Calais: 516 km

from Nice: 394 km

from Bordeaux: 554 km

from Strasbourg: 219 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abbans-Dessous, Abbans-Dessus, Breres, Byans-sur-Doubs, Courtefontaine, Dampierre, Fraisans, Lavans-Quingey, Liesle, Lombard, Mesmay, Osselle, Pessans, Quingey, Samson and Villars-Saint-Georges.

This page in French: Visiter Fourg

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