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Pessans tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 8 km from Pessans

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Visit Pessans: highlights and tourist information

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Pessans 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 22 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Pessans is 329 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 8 km and Chateau de Cleron at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pessans, 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 Pessans in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Pessans

Markets in and near Pessans

  • Arbois: market Friday (21km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (30km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (36km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (40km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (40km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (44km)
  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (47km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (49km)

More information about Pessans, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Pessans, France

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

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 (30km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (43km)
  • Parc de l'Etang (44km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Joux (27km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (31km)
  • Source - la Seille (37km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (44km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (45km)
  • Lac de Chalain (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (21km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pessans

Canton: Quingey

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25440

Distance to Pessans

from Besancon (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 329 km

from Calais: 522 km

from Nice: 390 km

from Bordeaux: 557 km

from Strasbourg: 218 km

Getting here

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

We have 26 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abbans-Dessus, Bartherans, Breres, Buffard, Byans-sur-Doubs, Cessey, Champagne-sur-Loue, Chay, Chouzelot, Courcelles, Cussey-sur-Lison, Echay, Fourg, Goux-sous-Landet, Lavans-Quingey, Liesle, Lombard, Mesmay, Montfort, Myon, Palantine, Paroy, Pointvillers, Quingey, Ronchaux and Samson.

This page in French: Visiter Pessans

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