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Sombacour tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sombacour: highlights and tourist information

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Sombacour 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 37 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Sombacour is 360 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontarlier at 9 km and Mouthier-Haute-Pierre at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sombacour, 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 Sombacour 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 Sombacour


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)

Geography and distances

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

Sombacour 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 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

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