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Lays-sur-le-Doubs tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lays-sur-le-Doubs in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Dole at 27 km from Lays-sur-le-Doubs

Visit Lays-sur-le-Doubs: highlights and tourist information

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Lays-sur-le-Doubs is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Dole at 27 km and Beaune at 33 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lays-sur-le-Doubs, 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 Lays-sur-le-Doubs in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 27 km (direction north-east), in the Jura department

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is the...

See Dole guide


at 33 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

Beaune is the centre of the famous wine region...

See Beaune guide


at 33 km (direction north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

A quiet town, Nuits-Saint-Georges wil be part of your...

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide


at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

The pedestrianised town centre and cathedral will form the centre of your...

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of...

See Chateau-Chalon guide


at 36 km (direction south-east), in the Jura department

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Jura department

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


at 40 km (direction east), in the Jura department

After exploring the old town centre in Arbois you can visit the...

See Arbois guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans is an entire factory and...

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Saone department

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the prettiest in Franche-Comté...

See Pesmes guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 47 km (direction south-west)

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in...

See Tournus abbey guide


at 47 km (direction south-west)

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but you will...

See Tournus guide


at 48 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

There is a remarkable range of interesting historic sites in Dijon, perhaps...

See Dijon guide


at 48 km (direction east), in the Jura department

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Saone-et-Loire

Map of places to visit near Lays-sur-le-Doubs


Markets in and near Lays-sur-le-Doubs

  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (4km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (15km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (17km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (19km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (27km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (31km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (32km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (32km)
  • Nuits-Saint-Georges: market Friday (33km)

More information about Lays-sur-le-Doubs, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Lays-sur-le-Doubs, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (33km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (27km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (28km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (52km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (38km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (48km)
  • Lac de Chalain (50km)
  • Seille (Saône) (50km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (50km)
  • Lac de Chambly (52km)
  • Lac du Val (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Lays-sur-le-Doubs is in the eastern-center of France at 75 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Lays-sur-le-Doubs is 305 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lays-sur-le-Doubs

Canton: Pierre-de-Bresse

Arrondissement: Louhans

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71270

Distance to Lays-sur-le-Doubs

from Macon (prefecture): 75 km

from Paris: 305 km

from Calais: 512 km

from Nice: 391 km

from Bordeaux: 507 km

from Strasbourg: 263 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into one of the Paris airports and hire a car or drive from a channel ferry port - allow about 6 - 7 hours. For driving distances to Lays-sur-le-Doubs from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annoire, Authumes, Clux, Fretterans, La Villeneuve, Longepierre, Pierre-de-Bresse and Pourlans.

This page in French: Visiter Lays-sur-le-Doubs

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