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Photo of Franey in Doubs

Photo is of Besancon at 15 km from Franey

Visit Franey: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Besancon at 15 km and Pesmes at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Franey, 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 Franey in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Besancon

Besancon

at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Besancon guide
Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west), in the Haute-Saone department

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

See Pesmes guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 25 km (direction south)

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
 
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Ornans

Ornans

at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ornans guide
Dole

Dole

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

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

See Dole guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 36 km (direction south), in the Jura department

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 40 km (direction south), in the Jura department

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

See Arbois guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lods guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Beze

Beze

at 47 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

Although small the village of Bez is very pleasant to spend...

See Beze guide
Vesoul

Vesoul

at 48 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Saone department

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

See Vesoul guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 57 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pontarlier guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 60 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Joux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Franey

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Markets in and near Franey

  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (31km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (31km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (33km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (40km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (41km)
  • Vesoul: market Thursday & Saturday (48km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (57km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (59km)

More information about Franey, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Franey, France

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

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 (23km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (30km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (31km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Poudrey (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (17km)
 
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Geography and distances

Franey is in the eastern-center of France at 16 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Franey is 313 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Franey

Canton: Audeux

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25170

Distance to Franey

from Besancon (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 313 km

from Calais: 501 km

from Nice: 411 km

from Bordeaux: 562 km

from Strasbourg: 206 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 Franey from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 22 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Audeux, Brussey, Burgille, Chenevrey-et-Morogne, Chevigney-sur-l'Ognon, Corcondray, Courchapon, Cult, Emagny, Etrabonne, Lantenne-Vertiere, Lavernay, Marnay, Mazerolles-le-Salin, Mercey-le-Grand, Moncley, Noironte, Placey, Recologne, Ruffey-le-Chateau, Vaux-les-Pres and Villers-Buzon.

This page in French: Visiter Franey

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