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Visit Vars: highlights and tourist information

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Vars is situated in the Haute-Saone department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the north-east of France at 48 kilometres from Vesoul, the department capital (general information: Vars is 278 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Beze at 22 km and Pesmes at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vars, 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 Vars 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 Haute-Saone

Map of places to visit near Vars

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)

More information about Vars, Franche-Comte

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)

Geography and distances

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

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