Saraz tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saraz: highlights and tourist information

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Saraz 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 28 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Saraz is 341 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Salins-les-Bains at 10 km and Chateau de Cleron at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saraz, 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 Saraz 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 Saraz

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)

More information about Saraz, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Saraz, France

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)

Geography and distances

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

Saraz 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 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