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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 Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

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

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!

Besancon

Besancon

at 4 km (direction east)

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

See Besancon guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 22 km (direction south-east)

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

See Ornans guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 28 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
 
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Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction west), in the Haute-Saone department

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the prettiest in Franche-Comté...

See Pesmes guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lods guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 34 km (direction south-east)

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 36 km (direction south-south-west), in the Jura department

The salt mines at Salins-les-Bains operated from the 13th - 20th century...

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Dole

Dole

at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Jura department

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

See Dole guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 42 km (direction south-south-west), in the Jura department

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

See Arbois guide
Vesoul

Vesoul

at 43 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Saone department

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

See Vesoul guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 49 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pontarlier guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 53 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Joux guide
Ronchamp chapel

Ronchamp chapel

at 70 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Saone department

The Ronchamp Chapel is the best known work by architect...

See Ronchamp chapel guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pirey

 
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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)

Hotels near Pirey

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)
 
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Geography and distances

Pirey is in the eastern-center of France at 5 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Pirey is 322 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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