Orsans tourism and travel guide

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Visit Orsans: highlights and tourist information

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Orsans 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 28 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Orsans is 349 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Ornans at 24 km and Mouthier-Haute-Pierre at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Orsans, 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 Orsans in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Orsans

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)

More information about Orsans, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Orsans, France

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)

  • Mandeure (39km)
  • Montbeliard (43km)
  • Moffans-et-Vacheresse (44km)
  • Belfort (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (27km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Orsans

Canton: Vercel-Villedieu-le-Camp

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

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

Orsans 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 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