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Montperreux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montperreux in Doubs

Photo is of Chateau de Joux at 6 km from Montperreux

Visit Montperreux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Joux at 6 km and Pontarlier at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montperreux, 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 Montperreux 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 6 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de Joux guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 9 km (direction north-east)

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

See Pontarlier guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Lods

Lods

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

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

See Lods guide
 
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Ornans

Ornans

at 34 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Ornans guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 36 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 37 km (direction west-north-west), in the Jura department

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 44 km (direction west), in the Jura department

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

See Arbois guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 48 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Evian

Evian

at 53 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Evian guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 53 km (direction north-west)

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

See Besancon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montperreux

 
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Markets in and near Montperreux

  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (9km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (34km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (41km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (44km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (53km)

More information about Montperreux, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Montperreux, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (21km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (26km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (30km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (35km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (35km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (37km)
  • Lac du Fioget (37km)
  • Lac de Narlay (38km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (39km)
  • Lac du Vernois (40km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (40km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (40km)
  • Saut du Doubs (40km)
  • Lac des Rousses (40km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (44km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (44km)
  • Lac de Chalain (45km)
  • Lac de Chambly (45km)
  • Lac du Val (46km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (46km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (54km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Montperreux is in the eastern-center of France at 52 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Montperreux is 374 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montperreux

Canton: Pontarlier

Arrondissement: Pontarlier

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25160

Distance to Montperreux

from Besancon (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 374 km

from Calais: 564 km

from Nice: 355 km

from Bordeaux: 579 km

from Strasbourg: 222 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 Montperreux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Cluse-et-Mijoux, La Planee, Les Fourgs, Les Grangettes, Les Hopitaux-Neufs, Les Hopitaux-Vieux, Malbuisson, Malpas, Metabief, Oye-et-Pallet, Saint-Antoine, Saint-Point-Lac, Sainte-Colombe and Touillon-et-Loutelet.

This page in French: Visiter Montperreux

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