Velesmes-Echevanne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pesmes at 19 km from Velesmes-Echevanne

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Velesmes-Echevanne 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 Velesmes-Echevanne in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pesmes at 19 km and Besancon at 30 km.

Velesmes-Echevanne, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction south-west)

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

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at 30 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


at 33 km (direction west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beze guide


at 40 km (direction south-south-west), in the Jura department

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

See Dole guide


at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Vesoul guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 43 km (direction south-south-east), in the Doubs department

The Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans is an entire factory and living spaces that were...

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Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 46 km (direction south-east), in the Doubs department

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

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

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

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at 51 km (direction west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

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at 57 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Marne department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 59 km (direction south-east), in the Doubs department

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

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at 61 km (direction east-south-east), in the Doubs department

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

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Markets in and near Velesmes-Echevanne

  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (25km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (32km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (34km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (40km)
  • Vesoul: market Thursday & Saturday (41km)
  • Jussey: market Tuesday (47km)
  • Chalindrey: market Thursday (47km)

More information about Velesmes-Echevanne, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Velesmes-Echevanne, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de l'Etang (5km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (21km)
  • Château d'Arcelot (39km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Poudrey (52km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quetigny (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (33km)

Geography and distances

Velesmes-Echevanne is in the north-east of France at 41 kilometres from Vesoul, the department capital (general information: Velesmes-Echevanne is 296 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Velesmes-Echevanne

Canton: Gray

Arrondissement: Vesoul

Department: Haute-Saone

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 70100

Distance to Velesmes-Echevanne

from Vesoul (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 296 km

from Calais: 482 km

from Nice: 431 km

from Bordeaux: 562 km

from Strasbourg: 200 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Velesmes-Echevanne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ancier, Angirey, Arsans, Battrans, Champtonnay, Charcenne, Choye, Cresancey, Cugney, Noiron, Onay, Rigny, Saint-Broing, Saint-Loup-Nantouard, Sauvigney-les-Gray, Velloreille-les-Choye and Villefrancon.

This page in French: Visiter Velesmes-Echevanne