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La Sommette tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Sommette in Doubs

Photo is of Mouthier-Haute-Pierre at 24 km from La Sommette

Visit La Sommette: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Mouthier-Haute-Pierre at 24 km and Lods at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Sommette, 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 La Sommette in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 24 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 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lods guide
Saint-Hippolyte

Saint-Hippolyte

at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Hippolyte guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

The highlight of your visit to Ornans is the section along the...

See Ornans guide
 
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Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

Pontarlier is usually visited as part of a trip to enjoy the...

See Pontarlier guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

The gardens of the Chateau de Cleron can be seen next to...

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 37 km (direction south-south-west)

The Chateau de Joux is an imposing clifftop castle with a 1000...

See Chateau de Joux guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 38 km (direction west)

The citadel, cathedral and some impressive 16th century townhouses are among the...

See Besancon guide
Montbeliard

Montbeliard

at 42 km (direction north-east)

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

See Montbeliard guide
Vesoul

Vesoul

at 55 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

Although lacking major monuments, Vesoul is a pleasant town to visit with...

See Vesoul guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Jura department

The salt mines at Salins-les-Bains operated from the 13th - 20th century...

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Belfort

Belfort

at 56 km (direction north-east), in the Territoire-de-Belfort department

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

See Belfort guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Sommette

 
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Markets in and near La Sommette

  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (34km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (37km)
  • Valentigney: market Tuesday (39km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (40km)
  • Audincourt: market Saturday (41km)
  • Montbeliard: market Tuesday & Saturday (42km)
  • Sochaux: market Thursday (43km)
  • Bethoncourt: market Friday (44km)
  • Fesches-le-Chatel: market Friday (48km)

Hotels near La Sommette

More information about La Sommette, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near La Sommette, France

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

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 (15km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (19km)
  • Saut du Doubs (19km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (19km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (22km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (55km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (36km)
 
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Geography and distances

La Sommette is in the eastern-center of France at 37 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: La Sommette is 360 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Sommette

Canton: Pierrefontaine-les-Varans

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25510

Distance to La Sommette

from Besancon (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 360 km

from Calais: 538 km

from Nice: 392 km

from Bordeaux: 606 km

from Strasbourg: 180 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 La Sommette from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Domprel, Flangebouche, Germefontaine, Grandfontaine-sur-Creuse, Guyans-Vennes, Longechaux, Loray, Pierrefontaine-les-Varans, Plaimbois-Vennes, Vellerot-les-Vercel, Vennes, Villers-Chief and Villers-la-Combe.

This page in French: Visiter La Sommette

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