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Valay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Valay in Haute-Saone

Photo is of Pesmes at 8 km from Valay

Visit Valay: highlights and tourist information

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Valay is situated in the Haute-Saone department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pesmes at 8 km and Dole at 29 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Valay, 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 Valay in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction south-west)

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the prettiest in Franche-Comté...

See Pesmes guide
Dole

Dole

at 29 km (direction south-south-west), in the Jura department

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

See Dole guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 30 km (direction east-south-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Besancon guide
Beze

Beze

at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

Although small the village of Bez is very pleasant to spend an...

See Beze guide
 
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Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 35 km (direction south-south-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 42 km (direction east-south-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Dijon

Dijon

at 45 km (direction west), in the Cote d'Or department

There is a remarkable range of interesting historic sites in...

See Dijon guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Ornans guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 48 km (direction south-south-east), in the Jura department

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 49 km (direction south-south-east), in the Jura department

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

See Arbois guide
Vesoul

Vesoul

at 50 km (direction east-north-east)

Although lacking major monuments, Vesoul is a pleasant town to visit with...

See Vesoul guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 56 km (direction east-south-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Lods guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 58 km (direction east-south-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Haute-Saone

Map of places to visit near Valay

 
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Markets in and near Valay

  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (17km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (25km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (29km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (31km)
  • Longvic: market Sunday (44km)
  • Dijon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (45km)
  • Vesoul: market Thursday & Saturday (51km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (56km)

Hotels near Valay

More information about Valay, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Valay, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de l'Etang (10km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (15km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (29km)
  • Château d'Arcelot (34km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quetigny (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (32km)
 
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Geography and distances

Valay is in the north-east of France at 50 kilometres from Vesoul, the department capital (general information: Valay is 297 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Valay

Canton: Pesmes

Arrondissement: Vesoul

Department: Haute-Saone

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 70140

Distance to Valay

from Vesoul (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 297 km

from Calais: 487 km

from Nice: 423 km

from Bordeaux: 554 km

from Strasbourg: 210 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Valay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arsans, Bonboillon, Champtonnay, Chancey, Chaumercenne, Chevigney, Hugier, La Grande-Resie, La Resie-Saint-Martin, Le Tremblois, Lieucourt, Montagney, Motey-Besuche, Noiron, Onay, Sauvigney-les-Pesmes, Tromarey, Vadans and Venere.

This page in French: Visiter Valay

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