Vaire-le-Petit tourism and travel guide

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Visit Vaire-le-Petit: highlights and tourist information

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Vaire-le-Petit 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 11 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Vaire-le-Petit is 332 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Besancon at 10 km and Ornans at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vaire-le-Petit, 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 Vaire-le-Petit in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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


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Map of places to visit near Vaire-le-Petit

Markets in and near Vaire-le-Petit

  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (11km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Vesoul: market Thursday & Saturday (37km)
  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (45km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (46km)
  • Lure: market Tuesday (51km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (51km)

More information about Vaire-le-Petit, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Vaire-le-Petit, France

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

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 (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Poudrey (18km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (39km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (40km)
  • Saut du Doubs (48km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moffans-et-Vacheresse (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (11km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Vaire-le-Petit

Canton: Marchaux

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25220

Distance to Vaire-le-Petit

from Besancon (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 332 km

from Calais: 513 km

from Nice: 408 km

from Bordeaux: 586 km

from Strasbourg: 187 km

Getting here

Vaire-le-Petit 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 Vaire-le-Petit from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amagney, Braillans, Chaleze, Chalezeule, Champoux, Chatillon-Guyotte, Chaudefontaine, Deluz, Gennes, Marchaux, Montfaucon, Nancray, Novillars, Osse, Pouligney-Lusans, Roche-Lez-Beaupre, Thise, Vaire-Arcier and Vieilley.

This page in French: Visiter Vaire-le-Petit