Sochaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sochaux in Doubs

Visit Sochaux: highlights and tourist information

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Sochaux 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 68 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Sochaux is 364 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Montbeliard at 2 km and Belfort at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sochaux, 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 Sochaux 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 Sochaux

Markets in and near Sochaux

Market days in Sochaux: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Sochaux: market Thursday (0km)
  • Montbeliard: market Tuesday & Saturday (2km)
  • Bethoncourt: market Friday (3km)
  • Audincourt: market Saturday (4km)
  • Valentigney: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Fesches-le-Chatel: market Friday (6km)
  • Belfort: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (14km)
  • Lure: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Masevaux: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Melisey: market Wednesday (33km)

More information about Sochaux, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Sochaux, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Thann (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Roseraie du Chatelet (22km)
  • Parc de Wesserling (43km)
  • Parc botanique de Mulhouse (46km)
  • Parc Alfred-Wallach (47km)
  • Parc de la Marseillaise (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Ballon d'Alsace (34km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montbeliard (2km)
  • Mandeure (7km)
  • Belfort (14km)
  • Moffans-et-Vacheresse (25km)
  • Rougegoutte (25km)
  • Hirtzbach (31km)
  • Masevaux (31km)
  • Sausheim (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique et botanique de Mulhouse (46km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sochaux

Canton: Sochaux-Grand-Charmont

Arrondissement: Montbéliard

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25600

Distance to Sochaux

from Besancon (prefecture): 68 km

from Paris: 364 km

from Calais: 526 km

from Nice: 425 km

from Bordeaux: 643 km

from Strasbourg: 137 km

Getting here

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

We have 24 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allenjoie, Arbouans, Audincourt, Bart, Bethoncourt, Brognard, Courcelles-les-Montbeliard, Dambenois, Dasle, Dung, Etupes, Exincourt, Fesches-le-Chatel, Grand-Charmont, Montbeliard, Nommay, Sainte-Suzanne, Seloncourt, Taillecourt, Valentigney, Vandoncourt, Vieux-Charmont, Voujeaucourt and Vyans-le-Val.

This page in French: Visiter Sochaux