Lods tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Lods is quite small but very pleasant to explore, in particular the village along the waterfalls on the Loue river

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Lods. For detailed visitor information see the Lods travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Lods include "most beautiful village".

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Ornans at 10 km and Chateau de Cleron at 15 km.

Lods, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 2 km (direction east)

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Ornans guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 17 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pontarlier guide
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Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 21 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Joux guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Besancon guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 30 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
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 35 km (direction west)

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Jura department

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

See Arbois guide
Saint-Hippolyte

Saint-Hippolyte

at 52 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Hippolyte guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 57 km (direction west-south-west), in the Jura department

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 59 km (direction west-south-west), in the Jura department

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide

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

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Markets in and near Lods

  • Levier: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (18km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (27km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (40km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (42km)

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Tourist attractions near Lods, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Poudrey (12km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (17km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (22km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (30km)
  • Saut du Doubs (35km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (35km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (47km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (48km)
  • Lac du Fioget (49km)
  • Lac de Narlay (52km)
  • Lac du Vernois (52km)
  • Source - la Seille (52km)
  • Lac de Chalain (54km)
  • Lac de Chambly (56km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (27km)
 
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Geography and distances

Lods is in the eastern-center of France at 28 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Lods is 353 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lods

Canton: Ornans

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25930

Distance to Lods

from Besancon (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 353 km

from Calais: 540 km

from Nice: 380 km

from Bordeaux: 582 km

from Strasbourg: 205 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 Lods from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amathay-Vesigneux, Athose, Aubonne, Chasnans, Chateauvieux-les-Fosses, Echevannes, Evillers, Hautepierre-le-Chatelet, Lavans-Vuillafans, Longeville, Montgesoye, Mouthier-Haute-Pierre, Ouhans, Renedale, Saint-Gorgon-Main, Voires and Vuillafans.

This page in French: Visiter Lods

 
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