Saules tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saules: highlights and tourist information

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Saules 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 19 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Saules is 345 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Ornans at 5 km and Lods at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saules, 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 Saules 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 Saules

Markets in and near Saules

  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (18km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (27km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (41km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (47km)

More information about Saules, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Saules, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saules.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de l'Etang (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Poudrey (6km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (25km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (27km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (35km)
  • Saut du Doubs (39km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (39km)
  • Source - la Seille (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (17km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saules

Canton: Ornans

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25580

Distance to Saules

from Besancon (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 345 km

from Calais: 530 km

from Nice: 389 km

from Bordeaux: 582 km

from Strasbourg: 200 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bonnevaux-le-Prieure, Charbonnieres-les-Sapins, Durnes, Echevannes, Etalans, Foucherans, Guyans-Durnes, Lavans-Vuillafans, Montgesoye, Ornans, Trepot and Voires.

This page in French: Visiter Saules