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Rancenay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rancenay in Doubs

Photo is of Besancon at 9 km from Rancenay

Visit Rancenay: highlights and tourist information

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Rancenay 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 8 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Rancenay is 326 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Besancon at 9 km and Chateau de Cleron at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rancenay, 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 Rancenay 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 Rancenay


Markets in and near Rancenay

  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (8km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (35km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (36km)
  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (39km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (42km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (43km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (44km)

More information about Rancenay, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Rancenay, France

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

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 (36km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (36km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Poudrey (24km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (39km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (44km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (8km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rancenay

Canton: Boussières

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25320

Distance to Rancenay

from Besancon (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 326 km

from Calais: 514 km

from Nice: 401 km

from Bordeaux: 567 km

from Strasbourg: 205 km

Getting here

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

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abbans-Dessous, Arguel, Avanne-Aveney, Besancon, Beure, Boussieres, Busy, Chemaudin, Chenecey-Buillon, Dannemarie-sur-Crete, Fontain, Franois, Grandfontaine, Larnod, Mazerolles-le-Salin, Montferrand-le-Chateau, Pugey, Serre-les-Sapins, Thoraise, Torpes, Vaux-les-Pres, Velesmes-Essarts and Vorges-les-Pins.

This page in French: Visiter Rancenay

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