Les Pontets tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Joux at 23 km from Les Pontets

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Les Pontets 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 Pontets in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Joux at 23 km and Pontarlier at 25 km.

Les Pontets, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de Joux guide


at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Pontarlier guide


at 33 km (direction north-west), in the Jura department

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide


at 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Jura department

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

See Arbois guide


at 37 km (direction north-north-east)

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 37 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lods guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west), in the Jura department

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


at 40 km (direction south), in the Ain department

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now has a leisure lake and...

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva is extraordinarily pretty and...

See Yvoire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction west), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon is its...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 42 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide


at 43 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Ornans guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 46 km (direction north-west)

The Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans is an entire factory and living spaces that were...

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 46 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Tourist activity here at Thonon-les-Bains on Lac Leman is based around the lakefront, views...

See Thonon les Bains guide

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

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Markets in and near Les Pontets

  • Champagnole: market Saturday (20km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (25km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (25km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (36km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (40km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (43km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (44km)
  • Thonon-les-Bains: market Thursday & Monday (45km)

More information about Les Pontets, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Les Pontets, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (40km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Billaude (18km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (18km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (19km)
  • Lac du Fioget (21km)
  • Lac de Narlay (21km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (22km)
  • Lac du Vernois (23km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (23km)
  • Lac des Rousses (25km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (27km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (27km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (29km)
  • Lac du Val (29km)
  • Lac de Chambly (29km)
  • Lac de Chalain (29km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (35km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (37km)
  • Source - la Seille (37km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (38km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (39km)
  • Col de la Faucille (40km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (42km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (47km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (58km)
  • Saut du Doubs (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Les Pontets is in the eastern-center of France at 59 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Les Pontets is 371 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Pontets

Canton: Mouthe

Arrondissement: Pontarlier

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25240

Distance to Les Pontets

from Besancon (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 371 km

from Calais: 566 km

from Nice: 346 km

from Bordeaux: 563 km

from Strasbourg: 239 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 Pontets from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cerniebaud, Chatelblanc, Chaux-Neuve, Gellin, Le Crouzet, Les Villedieu, Mouthe, Petite-Chaux, Reculfoz, Remoray-Boujeons, Rondefontaine and Sarrageois.

This page in French: Visiter Les Pontets