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Houtaud tourism and travel guide

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Visit Houtaud: highlights and tourist information

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Houtaud 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 43 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Houtaud is 366 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontarlier at 3 km and Chateau de Joux at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Houtaud, 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 Houtaud 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 Houtaud


Markets in and near Houtaud

  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (3km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (36km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (41km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (42km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (49km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (57km)

More information about Houtaud, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Houtaud, France

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

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

  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (14km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (24km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (25km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (26km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (35km)
  • Saut du Doubs (36km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (39km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (40km)
  • Lac du Fioget (41km)
  • Lac de Narlay (43km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (44km)
  • Lac du Vernois (44km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (45km)
  • Lac de Chalain (48km)
  • Lac de Chambly (49km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (50km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (50km)
  • Lac du Val (50km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (53km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (41km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Houtaud

Canton: Pontarlier

Arrondissement: Pontarlier

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25300

Distance to Houtaud

from Besancon (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 366 km

from Calais: 554 km

from Nice: 365 km

from Bordeaux: 581 km

from Strasbourg: 214 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arcon, Bannans, Bians-les-Usiers, Chaffois, Dommartin, Doubs, Granges-Narboz, La Cluse-et-Mijoux, Pontarlier, Sainte-Colombe, Sombacour and Vuillecin.

This page in French: Visiter Houtaud

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