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Vanclans tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vanclans in Doubs

Photo is of Mouthier-Haute-Pierre at 9 km from Vanclans

Visit Vanclans: highlights and tourist information

To Visit Attractions

Vanclans is situated in the Doubs department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

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

Vanclans, 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 Vanclans in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 9 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lods guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 16 km (direction west)

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

See Ornans guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 21 km (direction south)

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

See Pontarlier guide
 
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Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 25 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau de Joux guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Besancon guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Jura department

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Saint-Hippolyte

Saint-Hippolyte

at 42 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Hippolyte guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 44 km (direction west)

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Arbois

Arbois

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

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

See Arbois guide
Montbeliard

Montbeliard

at 56 km (direction north-east)

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

See Montbeliard guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vanclans

 
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Markets in and near Vanclans

  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (22km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (30km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (50km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (52km)
  • Valentigney: market Tuesday (54km)
  • Audincourt: market Saturday (56km)

Hotels near Vanclans

More information about Vanclans, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Vanclans, France

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

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

  • Gouffre de Poudrey (9km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (14km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (15km)
  • Saut du Doubs (27km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (27km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mandeure (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (29km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vanclans is in the eastern-center of France at 30 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Vanclans is 357 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vanclans

Canton: Vercel-Villedieu-le-Camp

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25580

Distance to Vanclans

from Besancon (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 357 km

from Calais: 539 km

from Nice: 384 km

from Bordeaux: 592 km

from Strasbourg: 195 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 Vanclans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arc-sous-Cicon, Athose, Avoudrey, Chasnans, Epenoy, Etray, Fallerans, Hautepierre-le-Chatelet, Nods, Passonfontaine, Rantechaux, Valdahon and Vernierfontaine.

This page in French: Visiter Vanclans

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