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Vaire-le-Petit tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vaire-le-Petit in Doubs

Photo is of Besancon at 10 km from Vaire-le-Petit

Visit Vaire-le-Petit: highlights and tourist information

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Vaire-le-Petit is situated in the Doubs department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

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

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!

Besancon

Besancon

at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

The citadel, cathedral and some impressive 16th century townhouses...

See Besancon guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 20 km (direction south)

The highlight of your visit to Ornans is the section...

See Ornans guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lods guide
 
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Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Vesoul

Vesoul

at 37 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Saone department

Although lacking major monuments, Vesoul is a pleasant town...

See Vesoul guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 43 km (direction south-west), in the Jura department

The salt mines at Salins-les-Bains operated from the 13th - 20th...

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction west), in the Haute-Saone department

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the prettiest in...

See Pesmes guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 45 km (direction south-south-east)

Pontarlier is usually visited as part of a trip to...

See Pontarlier guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 49 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Joux guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 51 km (direction south-west), in the Jura department

After exploring the old town centre in Arbois you...

See Arbois guide
Dole

Dole

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

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is...

See Dole guide
Montbeliard

Montbeliard

at 55 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montbeliard guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vaire-le-Petit

 
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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

What to do at Vaire-le-Petit? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Vaire-le-Petit is in the eastern-center of France at 11 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Vaire-le-Petit is 332 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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