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Visit Lods: highlights and tourist information

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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

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.

Lods is situated in the Doubs department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 28 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Lods is 353 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Lods include "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include Ornans at 10 km and Chateau de Cleron at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lods, 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 Lods in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Lods


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)

More information about Lods, Franche-Comte

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)

Geography and distances

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

Lods is in the eastern-center of France. 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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