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Marchaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Marchaux in Doubs

Photo is of Besancon at 12 km from Marchaux

Visit Marchaux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Besancon at 12 km and Ornans at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Marchaux, 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 Marchaux in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Besancon

Besancon

at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Besancon guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 24 km (direction south)

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

See Ornans guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lods guide
 
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Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 33 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Vesoul

Vesoul

at 33 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Saone department

Although lacking major monuments, Vesoul is a pleasant town to...

See Vesoul guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 41 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction west), in the Haute-Saone department

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the prettiest in Franche-Comté...

See Pesmes guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Jura department

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 49 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pontarlier guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 53 km (direction south-south-east)

The Chateau de Joux is an imposing clifftop castle...

See Chateau de Joux guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 54 km (direction south-west), in the Jura department

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

See Arbois guide
Dole

Dole

at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Jura department

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is the principal...

See Dole guide
Ronchamp chapel

Ronchamp chapel

at 56 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Saone department

The Ronchamp Chapel is the best known work by architect...

See Ronchamp chapel guide

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

Map of places to visit near Marchaux

 
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Markets in and near Marchaux

  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (13km)
  • Vesoul: market Thursday & Saturday (34km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (41km)
  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (43km)
  • Lure: market Tuesday (48km)

More information about Marchaux, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Marchaux, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de l'Etang (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Poudrey (22km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (43km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (44km)
  • Saut du Doubs (51km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moffans-et-Vacheresse (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (13km)
 
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Geography and distances

Marchaux is in the eastern-center of France at 12 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Marchaux is 329 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Marchaux

Canton: Marchaux

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25640

Distance to Marchaux

from Besancon (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 329 km

from Calais: 509 km

from Nice: 412 km

from Bordeaux: 586 km

from Strasbourg: 185 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 Marchaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amagney, Aulx-les-Cromary, Braillans, Champoux, Chatillon-Guyotte, Chaudefontaine, Corcelle-Mieslot, Cromary, Deluz, Merey-Vieilley, Moncey, Novillars, Palise, Pouligney-Lusans, Roche-Lez-Beaupre, Thise, Thurey-le-Mont, Vaire-Arcier, Vaire-le-Petit, Venise and Vieilley.

This page in French: Visiter Marchaux

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