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Pirey tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pirey in Doubs

Photo is of Besancon at 4 km from Pirey

Visit Pirey: highlights and tourist information

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Pirey 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 5 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Pirey is 322 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Besancon at 4 km and Chateau de Cleron at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pirey, 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 Pirey 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 Pirey


Markets in and near Pirey

  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (5km)
  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (35km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (40km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (42km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (43km)
  • Vesoul: market Thursday & Saturday (43km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (44km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (50km)

More information about Pirey, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Pirey, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de l'Etang (31km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (40km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Poudrey (26km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (48km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moffans-et-Vacheresse (60km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (6km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pirey

Canton: Audeux

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25480

Distance to Pirey

from Besancon (prefecture): 5 km

from Paris: 322 km

from Calais: 507 km

from Nice: 409 km

from Bordeaux: 572 km

from Strasbourg: 198 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auxon-Dessous, Auxon-Dessus, Besancon, Champagney, Champvans-les-Moulins, Chatillon-le-Duc, Chaucenne, Chemaudin, Ecole-Valentin, Franois, Miserey-Salines, Moncley, Pelousey, Pouilley-les-Vignes, Serre-les-Sapins, Tallenay and Vaux-les-Pres.

This page in French: Visiter Pirey

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