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Palantine tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Cleron at 9 km from Palantine

Visit Palantine: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 9 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Ornans guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 17 km (direction south-south-west), in the Jura department

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
 
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Besancon

Besancon

at 19 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Besancon guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Lods guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 24 km (direction south-west), in the Jura department

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

See Arbois guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Dole

Dole

at 34 km (direction west), in the Jura department

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is the principal...

See Dole guide
Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the prettiest...

See Pesmes guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pontarlier guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Joux guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Jura department

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide

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Map of places to visit near Palantine

 
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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)

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Tourist attractions near Palantine, France

What to do at Palantine? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Palantine is in the eastern-center of France at 18 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Palantine is 332 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Palantine

Canton: Quingey

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

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

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

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