Les Gras tourism and travel guide

Photo of Les Gras in Doubs

Photo is of Pontarlier at 17 km from Les Gras

Visit Les Gras: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Les Gras in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontarlier at 17 km and Chateau de Joux at 19 km.

Les Gras, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Pontarlier guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 19 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Joux guide


at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Lods guide


at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Ornans guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide


at 41 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Hippolyte guide


at 49 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Besancon guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Les Gras


Markets in and near Les Gras

  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (18km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (48km)

More information about Les Gras, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Les Gras, France

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

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 (6km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (7km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (16km)
  • Saut du Doubs (16km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (27km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (47km)

Geography and distances

Les Gras is in the eastern-center of France at 48 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Les Gras is 375 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Gras

Canton: Morteau

Arrondissement: Pontarlier

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25790

Distance to Les Gras

from Besancon (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 375 km

from Calais: 557 km

from Nice: 370 km

from Bordeaux: 600 km

from Strasbourg: 198 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 Gras from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gilley, Grand-Combe-Chateleu, La Longeville, Montlebon and Ville-du-Pont.

This page in French: Visiter Les Gras