Franois tourism and travel guide
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Franois 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 8 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Franois is 321 kilometres from Paris).
Franois, 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 Franois 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 Franois
Markets in and near Franois
- Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (8km)
- Levier: market Wednesday (34km)
- Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (34km)
- Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (36km)
- Arbois: market Friday (38km)
- Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (39km)
- Auxonne: market Friday (40km)
- Vesoul: market Thursday & Saturday (47km)
- Pontarlier: market Thursday (49km)
More information about Franois, Franche-Comte
Tourist attractions near Franois, France
Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Franois.
Most beautiful villages in France
(see also beautiful French villages)
- Lods (32km)
Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)
- Pontarlier (49km)
- Parc de l'Etang (31km)
- Jardin à la Faulx (36km)
- Jardin du château du Talmay (39km)
Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)
(see also historical French towns)
Sites of natural beauty
- Gouffre de Poudrey (28km)
- Forêt de la Joux (44km)
- Défilé d'Entre-Roches (49km)
Towns of Art and history
Zoo and/or wildlife park
- Citadelle de Besançon (8km)
Geography and distances
Distance to Franois
from Besancon (prefecture): 8 km
from Paris: 321 km
from Calais: 509 km
from Nice: 406 km
from Bordeaux: 567 km
from Strasbourg: 203 km
Franois 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 Franois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
We have 25 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arguel, Audeux, Avanne-Aveney, Champagney, Champvans-les-Moulins, Chaucenne, Chemaudin, Dannemarie-sur-Crete, Ecole-Valentin, Grandfontaine, Larnod, Mazerolles-le-Salin, Montferrand-le-Chateau, Noironte, Pelousey, Pirey, Placey, Pouilley-Francais, Pouilley-les-Vignes, Pugey, Rancenay, Serre-les-Sapins, Vaux-les-Pres, Velesmes-Essarts and Villers-Buzon.
This page in French: Visiter Franois