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Rantechaux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Mouthier-Haute-Pierre at 11 km from Rantechaux

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Visit Rantechaux: highlights and tourist information

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Rantechaux 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 30 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Rantechaux is 357 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mouthier-Haute-Pierre at 11 km and Lods at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rantechaux, 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 Rantechaux 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 Rantechaux


Markets in and near Rantechaux

  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (23km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (30km)
  • Valentigney: market Tuesday (52km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (54km)
  • Audincourt: market Saturday (54km)
  • Montbeliard: market Tuesday & Saturday (55km)
  • Sochaux: market Thursday (56km)

More information about Rantechaux, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Rantechaux, France

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

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

  • Gouffre de Poudrey (9km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (14km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (15km)
  • Saut du Doubs (26km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (26km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (29km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rantechaux

Canton: Vercel-Villedieu-le-Camp

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25580

Distance to Rantechaux

from Besancon (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 357 km

from Calais: 539 km

from Nice: 385 km

from Bordeaux: 593 km

from Strasbourg: 193 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Athose, Avoudrey, Chasnans, Chevigney-les-Vercel, Epenoy, Etray, Longechaux, Nods, Passonfontaine, Valdahon, Vanclans and Vernierfontaine.

This page in French: Visiter Rantechaux

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