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Frasne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Frasne: highlights and tourist information

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Frasne 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 44 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Frasne is 361 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontarlier at 16 km and Chateau de Joux at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Frasne, 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 Frasne 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 Frasne

Markets in and near Frasne

  • Levier: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (15km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (23km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (30km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (39km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (44km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (44km)

More information about Frasne, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Frasne, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Joux (12km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (26km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (27km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (28km)
  • Lac du Fioget (28km)
  • Lac de Narlay (30km)
  • Lac du Vernois (31km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (31km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (32km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (34km)
  • Lac de Chalain (35km)
  • Lac de Chambly (36km)
  • Lac du Val (37km)
  • Source - la Seille (37km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (37km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (37km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (37km)
  • Lac des Rousses (39km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (40km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (41km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (47km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (49km)
  • Saut du Doubs (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Frasne

Canton: Levier

Arrondissement: Pontarlier

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25560

Distance to Frasne

from Besancon (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 361 km

from Calais: 553 km

from Nice: 361 km

from Bordeaux: 568 km

from Strasbourg: 226 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bief-du-Fourg, Bonnevaux, Boujailles, Bouverans, Bulle, Courvieres, Dompierre-les-Tilleuls and La Riviere-Drugeon.

This page in French: Visiter Frasne

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