Sombacour tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sombacour in Doubs

Photo is of Pontarlier at 9 km from Sombacour

Visit Sombacour: highlights and tourist information

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Sombacour 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 Sombacour in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontarlier at 9 km and Mouthier-Haute-Pierre at 10 km.

Sombacour, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pontarlier guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 10 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lods guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Joux guide
 
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Ornans

Ornans

at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Ornans guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 29 km (direction 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
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 37 km (direction west), in the Jura department

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

See Arbois guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 38 km (direction north-west)

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

See Besancon guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Jura department

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Jura department

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Saint-Hippolyte

Saint-Hippolyte

at 59 km (direction north-east)

Saint-Hippolyte is in a beautiful position on the confluence of the Doubs and Dessoubre...

See Saint-Hippolyte guide

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

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Markets in and near Sombacour

  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (9km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (35km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (36km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (37km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (57km)

More information about Sombacour, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Sombacour, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (16km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (22km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (23km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (25km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (37km)
  • Saut du Doubs (37km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (39km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (40km)
  • Lac du Fioget (42km)
  • Lac de Narlay (43km)
  • Lac du Vernois (44km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (44km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (45km)
  • Lac de Chalain (47km)
  • Source - la Seille (48km)
  • Lac de Chambly (49km)
  • Lac du Val (50km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (50km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (50km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (35km)
 
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Geography and distances

Sombacour is in the eastern-center of France at 37 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Sombacour is 360 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sombacour

Canton: Levier

Arrondissement: Pontarlier

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25520

Distance to Sombacour

from Besancon (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 360 km

from Calais: 548 km

from Nice: 370 km

from Bordeaux: 579 km

from Strasbourg: 213 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 Sombacour from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bians-les-Usiers, Chaffois, Dommartin, Evillers, Goux-les-Usiers, Houtaud, Ouhans, Septfontaines and Vuillecin.

This page in French: Visiter Sombacour