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Glay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Glay in Doubs

Photo is of Saint-Hippolyte at 11 km from Glay

Visit Glay: highlights and tourist information

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Glay is situated in the Doubs department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Hippolyte at 11 km and Montbeliard at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Glay, 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 Glay in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Saint-Hippolyte

Saint-Hippolyte

at 11 km (direction south-west)

Saint-Hippolyte is in a beautiful position on the confluence of the Doubs...

See Saint-Hippolyte guide
Montbeliard

Montbeliard

at 14 km (direction north-west)

It is the castle in Montbeliard, on a raised rocky platform, that...

See Montbeliard guide
Belfort

Belfort

at 26 km (direction north-west), in the Territoire-de-Belfort department

The town of Belfort and its citadel are pleasant to exlore when...

See Belfort guide
Altkirch

Altkirch

at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

In the oldest part of Altkirch you can still see part of...

See Altkirch guide
 
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Ronchamp chapel

Ronchamp chapel

at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

The Ronchamp Chapel is the best known work by architect Le Corbusier...

See Ronchamp chapel guide
Mulhouse

Mulhouse

at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

Often ignored as an 'industrial town' Mulhouse actually has an attractive centre...

See Mulhouse guide
Luxeuil-les-Bains

Luxeuil-les-Bains

at 60 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

In Luxeuil-les-Bains, established as a spa town since Roman times, you can...

See Luxeuil-les-Bains guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 62 km (direction west-south-west)

The small village of Mouthier-Haute-Pierre is well placed to explore the source...

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 63 km (direction west-south-west)

Lods is quite small but very pleasant to explore, in particular the...

See Lods guide
Ottmarsheim

Ottmarsheim

at 63 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

The Abbey church of Ottmarsheim is said to be the oldest church...

See Ottmarsheim guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Doubs

Map of places to visit near Glay

 
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Markets in and near Glay

  • Valentigney: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Audincourt: market Saturday (9km)
  • Sochaux: market Thursday (13km)
  • Fesches-le-Chatel: market Friday (13km)
  • Montbeliard: market Tuesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Bethoncourt: market Friday (16km)
  • Belfort: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (26km)
  • Altkirch: market Thursday (36km)
  • Masevaux: market Wednesday (42km)
  • Lure: market Tuesday (43km)

Hotels near Glay

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Tourist attractions near Glay, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Thann (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Roseraie du Chatelet (33km)
  • Parc botanique de Mulhouse (50km)
  • Parc Alfred-Wallach (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Saut du Doubs (38km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (38km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mandeure (8km)
  • Montbeliard (14km)
  • Belfort (26km)
  • Hirtzbach (32km)
  • Moffans-et-Vacheresse (35km)
  • Rougegoutte (37km)
  • Masevaux (42km)
  • Sausheim (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique et botanique de Mulhouse (50km)
 
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Geography and distances

Glay is in the eastern-center of France at 68 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Glay is 373 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Glay

Canton: Hérimoncourt

Arrondissement: Montbéliard

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25310

Distance to Glay

from Besancon (prefecture): 68 km

from Paris: 373 km

from Calais: 538 km

from Nice: 413 km

from Bordeaux: 642 km

from Strasbourg: 146 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abbevillers, Autechaux-Roide, Blamont, Bondeval, Dannemarie, Ecurcey, Herimoncourt, Mandeure, Meslieres, Roches-les-Blamont, Thulay and Villars-les-Blamont.

This page in French: Visiter Glay

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