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Les Fontenelles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Les Fontenelles in Doubs

Photo is of Saint-Hippolyte at 15 km from Les Fontenelles

Visit Les Fontenelles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Hippolyte at 15 km and Montbeliard at 35 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Les Fontenelles, 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 Les Fontenelles in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Hippolyte guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

It is the castle in Montbeliard, on a raised...

See Montbeliard guide


at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lods guide


at 44 km (direction south-west)

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

See Pontarlier guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 46 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Joux guide


at 46 km (direction west)

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

See Ornans guide


at 50 km (direction north-north-east), in the Territoire-de-Belfort department

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

See Belfort guide


at 61 km (direction north-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

See Altkirch guide


at 65 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

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

See Vesoul guide

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

Map of places to visit near Les Fontenelles


Markets in and near Les Fontenelles

  • Valentigney: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Audincourt: market Saturday (32km)
  • Montbeliard: market Tuesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Sochaux: market Thursday (36km)
  • Bethoncourt: market Friday (37km)
  • Fesches-le-Chatel: market Friday (38km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (44km)

More information about Les Fontenelles, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Les Fontenelles, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Saut du Doubs (13km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (13km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (21km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (31km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Les Fontenelles is in the eastern-center of France at 54 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Les Fontenelles is 375 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Fontenelles

Canton: Russey

Arrondissement: Montbéliard

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25210

Distance to Les Fontenelles

from Besancon (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 375 km

from Calais: 548 km

from Nice: 391 km

from Bordeaux: 623 km

from Strasbourg: 172 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 Les Fontenelles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Battenans-Varin, Bonnetage, Charmoille, Frambouhans, Le Memont, Le Russey, Les Ecorces, Mont-de-Vougney, Rosureux and Saint-Julien-les-Russey.

This page in French: Visiter Les Fontenelles

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