Vars tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vars in Haute-Saone

Photo is of Beze at 22 km from Vars

Visit Vars: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Vars in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Beze at 22 km and Pesmes at 28 km.

Vars, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Beze

Beze

at 22 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beze guide
Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south)

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

See Pesmes guide
Langres

Langres

at 40 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Marne department

The highlight in Langres is the chance to follow the 3 kilometres of ramparts...

See Langres guide
Dijon

Dijon

at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cote d'Or department

There is a remarkable range of interesting historic sites in Dijon, perhaps our favourite...

See Dijon guide
 
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Vesoul

Vesoul

at 48 km (direction east)

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

See Vesoul guide
Besancon

Besancon

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

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

See Besancon guide
Dole

Dole

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

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is the principal attraction in Dole,...

See Dole guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 62 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cote d'Or department

A quiet town, Nuits-Saint-Georges wil be part of your tour of the local vineyards...

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 63 km (direction south-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 66 km (direction south-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Ornans guide

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Markets in and near Vars

  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (27km)
  • Chalindrey: market Thursday (31km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (40km)
  • Langres: market Friday (40km)
  • Jussey: market Tuesday (42km)
  • Dijon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (44km)
  • Longvic: market Sunday (45km)
  • Chenove: market Wednesday & Sunday (48km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (49km)

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Tourist attractions near Vars, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de l'Etang (14km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (21km)
  • Château d'Arcelot (31km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quetigny (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (50km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vars is in the north-east of France at 48 kilometres from Vesoul, the department capital (general information: Vars is 278 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vars

Canton: Autrey-lès-Gray

Arrondissement: Vesoul

Department: Haute-Saone

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 70600

Distance to Vars

from Vesoul (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 278 km

from Calais: 464 km

from Nice: 447 km

from Bordeaux: 558 km

from Strasbourg: 202 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Achey, Autrey-les-Gray, Auvet-et-la-Chapelotte, Chargey-les-Gray, Ecuelle, Fahy-les-Autrey, Framont and Oyrieres.

This page in French: Visiter Vars