Gilley tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gilley: highlights and tourist information

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Gilley 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 41 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Gilley is 368 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mouthier-Haute-Pierre at 16 km and Lods at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gilley, 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 Gilley 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 Gilley

Markets in and near Gilley

  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (19km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (41km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (55km)

More information about Gilley, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Gilley, France

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

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

  • Gorges de Remonot (5km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (6km)
  • Saut du Doubs (18km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (18km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (20km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (43km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (58km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (59km)
  • Lac du Fioget (61km)
  • Lac de Narlay (62km)
  • Lac du Vernois (63km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mandeure (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gilley

Canton: Montbenoît

Arrondissement: Pontarlier

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25650

Distance to Gilley

from Besancon (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 368 km

from Calais: 550 km

from Nice: 377 km

from Bordeaux: 598 km

from Strasbourg: 195 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Chaux, La Longeville, Les Combes, Les Gras, Longemaison and Ville-du-Pont.

This page in French: Visiter Gilley