Franois tourism and travel guide

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Visit Franois: highlights and tourist information

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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).

Popular places to visit nearby include Besancon at 8 km and Chateau de Cleron at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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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.

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 (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

Geographical Information

Commune: Franois

Canton: Audeux

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

Postcode: 25770

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

Getting here

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