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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 Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

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

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!

Besancon

Besancon

at 10 km (direction east)

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

See Besancon guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 21 km (direction south-east)

The gardens of the Chateau de Cleron can be...

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ornans guide
 
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Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west), in the Haute-Saone department

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

See Pesmes guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 33 km (direction south), in the Jura department

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Dole

Dole

at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Jura department

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is the principal...

See Dole guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lods guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 38 km (direction south-south-west), in the Jura department

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

See Arbois guide
Vesoul

Vesoul

at 48 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Saone department

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

See Vesoul guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 51 km (direction south-east)

Pontarlier is usually visited as part of a trip...

See Pontarlier guide
Beze

Beze

at 53 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

Although small the village of Bez is very pleasant to...

See Beze guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 55 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Joux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vaux-les-Pres

 
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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)
 
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Geography and distances

Vaux-les-Pres is in the eastern-center of France at 10 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Vaux-les-Pres is 319 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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