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Marchaux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Marchaux: highlights and tourist information

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Marchaux 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 12 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Marchaux is 329 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Marchaux


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)

Geography and distances

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

Marchaux 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 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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