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Pierrefontaine-les-Varans tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pierrefontaine-les-Varans: highlights and tourist information

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Pierrefontaine-les-Varans 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 39 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Pierrefontaine-les-Varans is 361 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Hippolyte at 24 km and Mouthier-Haute-Pierre at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pierrefontaine-les-Varans, 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 Pierrefontaine-les-Varans 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 Pierrefontaine-les-Varans


Markets in and near Pierrefontaine-les-Varans

  • Valentigney: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Audincourt: market Saturday (37km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (38km)
  • Montbeliard: market Tuesday & Saturday (38km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (39km)
  • Sochaux: market Thursday (40km)
  • Bethoncourt: market Friday (40km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (43km)
  • Fesches-le-Chatel: market Friday (44km)

More information about Pierrefontaine-les-Varans, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Pierrefontaine-les-Varans, France

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

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

  • Gorges de Remonot (17km)
  • Saut du Doubs (19km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (19km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (22km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (25km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (38km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pierrefontaine-les-Varans

Canton: Pierrefontaine-les-Varans

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25510

Distance to Pierrefontaine-les-Varans

from Besancon (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 361 km

from Calais: 537 km

from Nice: 395 km

from Bordeaux: 609 km

from Strasbourg: 177 km

Getting here

Pierrefontaine-les-Varans 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 Pierrefontaine-les-Varans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Domprel, Germefontaine, La Sommette, Landresse, Laviron and Plaimbois-Vennes.

This page in French: Visiter Pierrefontaine-les-Varans

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