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Photo is of Chateau de Joux at 8 km from Malpas

Visit Malpas: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Joux at 8 km and Pontarlier at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Malpas, 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 Malpas in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Joux guide


at 10 km (direction north-east)

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

See Pontarlier guide


at 24 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lods guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Ornans guide


at 34 km (direction west-north-west), in the Jura department

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide


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

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

See Arbois guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction west), in the Jura department

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


at 51 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Besancon guide


at 54 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Evian is a very lovely town, also well known as...

See Evian guide

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

Map of places to visit near Malpas


Markets in and near Malpas

  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (10km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (30km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (39km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (40km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (50km)

Hotels near Malpas

More information about Malpas, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Malpas, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Joux (22km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (23km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (31km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (32km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (33km)
  • Lac du Fioget (34km)
  • Lac de Narlay (35km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (36km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (36km)
  • Lac du Vernois (36km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (37km)
  • Lac des Rousses (39km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (41km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (41km)
  • Lac de Chalain (42km)
  • Lac de Chambly (42km)
  • Lac du Val (42km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (43km)
  • Saut du Doubs (43km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (44km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (47km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (51km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Malpas is in the eastern-center of France at 51 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Malpas is 371 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Malpas

Canton: Pontarlier

Arrondissement: Pontarlier

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25160

Distance to Malpas

from Besancon (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 371 km

from Calais: 561 km

from Nice: 356 km

from Bordeaux: 576 km

from Strasbourg: 224 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 Malpas from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Granges-Narboz, La Planee, La Riviere-Drugeon, Les Grangettes, Les Hopitaux-Vieux, Malbuisson, Metabief, Montperreux, Oye-et-Pallet, Saint-Antoine, Saint-Point-Lac, Sainte-Colombe, Touillon-et-Loutelet and Vaux-et-Chantegrue.

This page in French: Visiter Malpas

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