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Visit Rigney: highlights and tourist information

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Rigney 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 20 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Rigney is 328 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Besancon at 19 km and Vesoul at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rigney, 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 Rigney 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 Rigney

Markets in and near Rigney

  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (20km)
  • Vesoul: market Thursday & Saturday (26km)
  • Lure: market Tuesday (41km)
  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (45km)
  • Melisey: market Wednesday (51km)

More information about Rigney, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Rigney, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de l'Etang (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Poudrey (27km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (46km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (49km)
  • Saut du Doubs (52km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moffans-et-Vacheresse (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (20km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rigney

Canton: Marchaux

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25640

Distance to Rigney

from Besancon (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 328 km

from Calais: 505 km

from Nice: 418 km

from Bordeaux: 592 km

from Strasbourg: 177 km

Getting here

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

We have 26 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aulx-les-Cromary, Beaumotte-Aubertans, Blarians, Cenans, Cendrey, Chambornay-les-Bellevaux, Champoux, Chaudefontaine, Cirey, Corcelle-Mieslot, Flagey-Rigney, Germondans, La Barre, La Tour-de-Scay, Larians-et-Munans, Le Puy, Maussans, Moncey, Ollans, Rignosot, Saint-Hilaire, Thurey-le-Mont, Valleroy, Vandelans, Venise and Villers-Grelot.

This page in French: Visiter Rigney

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