Ouhans tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ouhans: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The valley of the Loue River, well known for its association with painter Gustave Courbet, passes through lots of attractive countryside

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Ouhans. For detailed visitor information see the Ouhans travel guide.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lods at 6 km and Pontarlier at 11 km.

Ouhans, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 5 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lods guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pontarlier guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Joux guide
 
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Ornans

Ornans

at 16 km (direction north-west)

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

See Ornans guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 32 km (direction west), in the Jura department

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 35 km (direction north-west)

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

See Besancon guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 39 km (direction west)

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 41 km (direction west), in the Jura department

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

See Arbois guide
Saint-Hippolyte

Saint-Hippolyte

at 53 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Hippolyte guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 59 km (direction west-south-west), in the Jura department

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and steep wooded slopes and...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide

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

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Markets in and near Ouhans

  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (12km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (34km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (41km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (41km)

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Tourist attractions near Ouhans, France

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

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

  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (13km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (17km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (20km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (28km)
  • Saut du Doubs (33km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (33km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (44km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (46km)
  • Lac du Fioget (47km)
  • Lac de Narlay (49km)
  • Lac du Vernois (50km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (50km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (51km)
  • Lac de Chalain (53km)
  • Lac de Chambly (54km)
  • Lac du Val (55km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (33km)
 
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Geography and distances

Ouhans is in the eastern-center of France at 34 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Ouhans is 359 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ouhans

Canton: Montbenoît

Arrondissement: Pontarlier

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25520

Distance to Ouhans

from Besancon (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 359 km

from Calais: 546 km

from Nice: 374 km

from Bordeaux: 583 km

from Strasbourg: 207 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 Ouhans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubonne, Bians-les-Usiers, Bugny, Evillers, Goux-les-Usiers, Hautepierre-le-Chatelet, Lods, Longeville, Mouthier-Haute-Pierre, Renedale, Saint-Gorgon-Main and Sombacour.

This page in French: Visiter Ouhans