Saraz tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saraz in Doubs

Photo is of Salins-les-Bains at 10 km from Saraz

Visit Saraz: highlights and tourist information

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Saraz 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 Saraz in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Salins-les-Bains at 10 km and Chateau de Cleron at 12 km.

Saraz, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 10 km (direction west-south-west), in the Jura department

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

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Arbois

Arbois

at 19 km (direction west-south-west), in the Jura department

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

See Arbois guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Lods guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Besancon guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pontarlier guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Joux guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Jura department

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

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Dole

Dole

at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Jura department

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

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Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Jura department

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

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Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

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

See Pesmes guide

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Markets in and near Saraz

  • Levier: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (19km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (27km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (29km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (30km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (39km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (49km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (49km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (50km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (55km)

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Tourist attractions near Saraz, France

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

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 (39km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (43km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Joux (17km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (28km)
  • Source - la Seille (34km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (35km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (36km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (37km)
  • Lac du Fioget (37km)
  • Lac de Chalain (39km)
  • Lac du Vernois (39km)
  • Lac de Narlay (40km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (41km)
  • Lac de Chambly (41km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (42km)
  • Lac du Val (43km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (43km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (26km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saraz is in the eastern-center of France at 28 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Saraz is 341 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saraz

Canton: Amancey

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25330

Distance to Saraz

from Besancon (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 341 km

from Calais: 533 km

from Nice: 380 km

from Bordeaux: 561 km

from Strasbourg: 220 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 Saraz from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bartherans, Clucy, Crouzet-Migette, Echay, Eternoz, Geraise, Gevresin, Malans, Montmahoux, Myon, Nans-sous-Sainte-Anne, Sainte-Anne and Saizenay.

This page in French: Visiter Saraz