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Pierrefontaine-les-Varans tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pierrefontaine-les-Varans in Doubs

Photo is of Saint-Hippolyte at 24 km from Pierrefontaine-les-Varans

Visit Pierrefontaine-les-Varans: highlights and tourist information

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Pierrefontaine-les-Varans is situated in the Doubs department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

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

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!



at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

Saint-Hippolyte is in a beautiful position on the confluence...

See Saint-Hippolyte guide


at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lods guide


at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ornans guide


at 37 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Pontarlier guide


at 38 km (direction north-east)

It is the castle in Montbeliard, on a raised rocky...

See Montbeliard guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide


at 39 km (direction west)

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

See Besancon guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 40 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Joux guide


at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Territoire-de-Belfort department

The town of Belfort and its citadel are pleasant to exlore...

See Belfort guide


at 54 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

Although lacking major monuments, Vesoul is a pleasant town to visit...

See Vesoul guide


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

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide

... 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)

Hotels near Pierrefontaine-les-Varans

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

Pierrefontaine-les-Varans is in the eastern-center of France at 39 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Pierrefontaine-les-Varans is 361 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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