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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

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Visit Vanclans: highlights and tourist information

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Vanclans 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 30 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Vanclans is 357 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Vanclans


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)

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)

Geography and distances

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

Vanclans 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 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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