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Sochaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sochaux in Doubs

Photo is of Montbeliard at 2 km from Sochaux

Visit Sochaux: highlights and tourist information

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Sochaux is situated in the Doubs department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

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

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!

Montbeliard

Montbeliard

at 2 km (direction west)

It is the castle in Montbeliard, on a raised rocky...

See Montbeliard guide
Belfort

Belfort

at 14 km (direction north-north-east), in the Territoire-de-Belfort department

The town of Belfort and its citadel are pleasant to exlore when...

See Belfort guide
Saint-Hippolyte

Saint-Hippolyte

at 22 km (direction south)

Saint-Hippolyte is in a beautiful position on the confluence...

See Saint-Hippolyte guide
Ronchamp chapel

Ronchamp chapel

at 26 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

The Ronchamp Chapel is the best known work by...

See Ronchamp chapel guide
 
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Altkirch

Altkirch

at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

In the oldest part of Altkirch you can still see part of...

See Altkirch guide
Mulhouse

Mulhouse

at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

Often ignored as an 'industrial town' Mulhouse actually has an attractive...

See Mulhouse guide
Luxeuil-les-Bains

Luxeuil-les-Bains

at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

In Luxeuil-les-Bains, established as a spa town since Roman times,...

See Luxeuil-les-Bains guide
Soultz-Haut-Rhin

Soultz-Haut-Rhin

at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

In Soultz-Haut-Rhin an unusual characteristic is that many of the old...

See Soultz-Haut-Rhin guide
Murbach

Murbach

at 52 km (direction north-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

The remains of the abbey at Murbach, the surrounding gardens and its...

See Murbach guide
Guebwiller

Guebwiller

at 52 km (direction north-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

In Guebwilller it is the part of the town along...

See Guebwiller guide
Ungersheim

Ungersheim

at 54 km (direction north-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

The Ecomuseum at Ungershim is a fascinating reconstruction of an entire...

See Ungersheim guide
Rouffach

Rouffach

at 61 km (direction north-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

Perhaps less exceptional than some Alsace towns we still enjoyed exploring...

See Rouffach guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Doubs

Map of places to visit near Sochaux

 
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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)

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Tourist attractions near Sochaux, France

What to do at Sochaux? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Sochaux is in the eastern-center of France at 68 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Sochaux is 364 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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