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Vaux-les-Pres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vaux-les-Pres in Doubs

Photo is of Besancon at 10 km from Vaux-les-Pres

Visit Vaux-les-Pres: highlights and tourist information

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Vaux-les-Pres 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 10 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Vaux-les-Pres is 319 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Besancon at 10 km and Chateau de Cleron at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vaux-les-Pres, 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 Vaux-les-Pres 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 Vaux-les-Pres


Markets in and near Vaux-les-Pres

  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (10km)
  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (32km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (34km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (37km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (38km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (38km)
  • Vesoul: market Thursday & Saturday (48km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (51km)

More information about Vaux-les-Pres, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Vaux-les-Pres, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de l'Etang (28km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (34km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Poudrey (30km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (45km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (11km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Vaux-les-Pres

Canton: Audeux

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25770

Distance to Vaux-les-Pres

from Besancon (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 319 km

from Calais: 506 km

from Nice: 407 km

from Bordeaux: 565 km

from Strasbourg: 204 km

Getting here

Vaux-les-Pres 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 Vaux-les-Pres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 25 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Audeux, Avanne-Aveney, Champagney, Champvans-les-Moulins, Chaucenne, Chemaudin, Corcondray, Dannemarie-sur-Crete, Franey, Franois, Grandfontaine, Lavernay, Mazerolles-le-Salin, Noironte, Pelousey, Pirey, Placey, Pouilley-Francais, Pouilley-les-Vignes, Rancenay, Recologne, Saint-Vit, Serre-les-Sapins, Velesmes-Essarts and Villers-Buzon.

This page in French: Visiter Vaux-les-Pres

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