Orsans tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Ornans at 24 km from Orsans

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Orsans in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ornans at 24 km and Mouthier-Haute-Pierre at 25 km.

Orsans, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Ornans

Ornans

at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ornans guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Lods

Lods

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

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

See Lods guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 28 km (direction west)

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

See Besancon guide
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Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Saint-Hippolyte

Saint-Hippolyte

at 33 km (direction east)

Saint-Hippolyte is in a beautiful position on the confluence of the Doubs...

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Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 38 km (direction south)

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

See Pontarlier guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 42 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau de Joux guide
Montbeliard

Montbeliard

at 43 km (direction east-north-east)

It is the castle in Montbeliard, on a raised rocky platform, that...

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Vesoul

Vesoul

at 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

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

See Vesoul guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 51 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Jura department

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

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Belfort

Belfort

at 56 km (direction north-east), in the Territoire-de-Belfort department

The town of Belfort and its citadel are pleasant to exlore when...

See Belfort guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 60 km (direction west-south-west), in the Jura department

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

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Markets in and near Orsans

  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (28km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (38km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (39km)
  • Valentigney: market Tuesday (41km)
  • Montbeliard: market Tuesday & Saturday (43km)
  • Audincourt: market Saturday (43km)
  • Bethoncourt: market Friday (44km)
  • Sochaux: market Thursday (45km)
  • Vesoul: market Thursday & Saturday (45km)
  • Fesches-le-Chatel: market Friday (50km)

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Tourist attractions near Orsans, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

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 (14km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (24km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (29km)
  • Saut du Doubs (30km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (30km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (27km)
 
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Geography and distances

Orsans is in the eastern-center of France at 28 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Orsans is 349 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Orsans

Canton: Vercel-Villedieu-le-Camp

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25530

Distance to Orsans

from Besancon (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 349 km

from Calais: 527 km

from Nice: 400 km

from Bordeaux: 600 km

from Strasbourg: 180 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 Orsans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Adam-les-Passavant, Belmont, Bremondans, Chaux-les-Passavant, Cotebrune, Courtetain-et-Salans, Epenouse, Eysson, Germefontaine, Lanans, Magny-Chatelard, Passavant, Saint-Juan, Vaudrivillers, Vellerot-les-Vercel, Villers-Chief and Villers-la-Combe.

This page in French: Visiter Orsans

 
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