Gray tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gray: highlights and tourist information

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Gray is situated in the Haute-Saone department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the north-east of France at 47 kilometres from Vesoul, the department capital (general information: Gray is 287 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pesmes at 18 km and Beze at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gray, 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 Gray 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 Haute-Saone

Map of places to visit near Gray

Markets in and near Gray

Market days in Gray: weekly market: Tuesday & Friday;

  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (0km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (20km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (32km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (40km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (40km)
  • Chalindrey: market Thursday (42km)
  • Longvic: market Sunday (43km)
  • Dijon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (44km)
  • Chenove: market Wednesday & Sunday (47km)
  • Vesoul: market Thursday & Saturday (47km)

More information about Gray, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Gray, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de l'Etang (4km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (15km)
  • Château d'Arcelot (31km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quetigny (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (41km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gray

Canton: Gray

Arrondissement: Vesoul

Department: Haute-Saone

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 70100

Distance to Gray

from Vesoul (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 287 km

from Calais: 475 km

from Nice: 436 km

from Bordeaux: 556 km

from Strasbourg: 205 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Gray from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ancier, Apremont, Arc-les-Gray, Battrans, Champvans, Chargey-les-Gray, Cresancey, Esmoulins, Gray-la-Ville, Mantoche, Nantilly, Rigny and Velet.

This page in French: Visiter Gray