Gellin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gellin in Doubs

Visit Gellin: highlights and tourist information

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Gellin 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 59 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Gellin is 374 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Joux at 19 km and Pontarlier at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gellin, 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 Gellin 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 Gellin

Markets in and near Gellin

  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (21km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (25km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (29km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (40km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (41km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (43km)
  • Thonon-les-Bains: market Thursday & Monday (45km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (46km)
  • Evian-les-Bains: market Friday (46km)

More information about Gellin, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Gellin, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Gellin.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (41km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Joux (22km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (24km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (24km)
  • Lac du Fioget (26km)
  • Lac de Narlay (27km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (27km)
  • Lac des Rousses (28km)
  • Lac du Vernois (28km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (29km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (32km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (32km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (34km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (34km)
  • Lac du Val (34km)
  • Lac de Chambly (35km)
  • Lac de Chalain (35km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (40km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (42km)
  • Source - la Seille (42km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (42km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (43km)
  • Col de la Faucille (44km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (46km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (53km)
  • Saut du Doubs (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gellin

Canton: Mouthe

Arrondissement: Pontarlier

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25240

Distance to Gellin

from Besancon (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 374 km

from Calais: 568 km

from Nice: 347 km

from Bordeaux: 569 km

from Strasbourg: 235 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brey-et-Maison-du-Bois, Labergement-Sainte-Marie, Les Pontets, Les Villedieu, Longevilles-Mont-d'Or, Mouthe, Petite-Chaux, Remoray-Boujeons, Rochejean, Rondefontaine and Sarrageois.

This page in French: Visiter Gellin