Rennes-sur-Loue tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rennes-sur-Loue in Doubs

Photo is of Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 6 km from Rennes-sur-Loue

Visit Rennes-sur-Loue: highlights and tourist information

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Rennes-sur-Loue is situated in the Doubs department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Rennes-sur-Loue in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 6 km and Salins-les-Bains at 8 km.

Rennes-sur-Loue, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 8 km (direction south-south-east), in the Jura department

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

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at 13 km (direction south-west), in the Jura department

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

See Arbois guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 29 km (direction west-north-west), in the Jura department

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

See Dole guide


at 29 km (direction north-east)

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

See Besancon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east)

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

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at 32 km (direction east)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south-west), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon...

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Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Jura department

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and steep wooded...

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Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

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

See Pesmes guide


at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Pontarlier guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 42 km (direction east-south-east)

The Chateau de Joux is an imposing clifftop castle with a 1000...

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Markets in and near Rennes-sur-Loue

  • Arbois: market Friday (14km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (28km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (29km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (30km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (40km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (40km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (43km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (44km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (47km)

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Tourist attractions near Rennes-sur-Loue, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (29km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (37km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Joux (22km)
  • Source - la Seille (30km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (35km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (37km)
  • Lac de Chalain (38km)
  • Lac du Fioget (39km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (39km)
  • Lac du Vernois (40km)
  • Lac de Chambly (41km)
  • Lac de Narlay (41km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (42km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (42km)
  • Lac du Val (43km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (28km)

Geography and distances

Rennes-sur-Loue is in the eastern-center of France at 29 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Rennes-sur-Loue is 332 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rennes-sur-Loue

Canton: Quingey

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25440

Distance to Rennes-sur-Loue

from Besancon (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 332 km

from Calais: 526 km

from Nice: 384 km

from Bordeaux: 553 km

from Strasbourg: 225 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 Rennes-sur-Loue from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arc-et-Senans, Bartherans, Breres, Buffard, By, Champagne-sur-Loue, Chay, Cramans, Grange-de-Vaivre, Ivrey, La Chapelle-sur-Furieuse, Liesle, Mesmay, Montfort, Mouchard, Pagnoz, Paroy, Pointvillers, Port-Lesney, Ronchaux, Saint-Thiebaud, Saizenay and Samson.

This page in French: Visiter Rennes-sur-Loue