Palantine tourism and travel guide

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Visit Palantine: highlights and tourist information

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Palantine 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 18 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Palantine is 332 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Cleron at 9 km and Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Palantine, 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 Palantine 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 Palantine

Markets in and near Palantine

  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (18km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (25km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (34km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (37km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (38km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (43km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (47km)
  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (48km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (53km)

More information about Palantine, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Palantine, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Palantine.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (34km)
  • Parc de l'Etang (44km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (48km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Poudrey (26km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (28km)
  • Source - la Seille (41km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (17km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Palantine

Canton: Quingey

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

Postcode: 25440

Distance to Palantine

from Besancon (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 332 km

from Calais: 522 km

from Nice: 390 km

from Bordeaux: 562 km

from Strasbourg: 214 km

Getting here

Palantine 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 Palantine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abbans-Dessous, Abbans-Dessus, Bartherans, Cessey, Charnay, Chatillon-sur-Lison, Chenecey-Buillon, Chouzelot, Courcelles, Cussey-sur-Lison, Echay, Goux-sous-Landet, Lavans-Quingey, Lizine, Montfort, Paroy, Pessans, Pointvillers, Quingey, Ronchaux, Rouhe, Rurey and Samson.

This page in French: Visiter Palantine