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Velesmes-Essarts tourism and travel guide

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Visit Velesmes-Essarts: highlights and tourist information

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Velesmes-Essarts 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 13 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Velesmes-Essarts is 321 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Besancon at 13 km and Chateau de Cleron at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Velesmes-Essarts, 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 Velesmes-Essarts 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 Velesmes-Essarts


Markets in and near Velesmes-Essarts

  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (12km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (31km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (33km)
  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (35km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (37km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (37km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (48km)

More information about Velesmes-Essarts, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Velesmes-Essarts, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (31km)
  • Parc de l'Etang (32km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Poudrey (30km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (40km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (13km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Velesmes-Essarts

Canton: Boussières

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25410

Distance to Velesmes-Essarts

from Besancon (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 321 km

from Calais: 510 km

from Nice: 403 km

from Bordeaux: 562 km

from Strasbourg: 209 km

Getting here

Velesmes-Essarts 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 Velesmes-Essarts from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boussieres, Busy, Chemaudin, Corcondray, Dannemarie-sur-Crete, Ferrieres-les-Bois, Franois, Grandfontaine, Lavernay, Mazerolles-le-Salin, Montferrand-le-Chateau, Osselle, Pouilley-Francais, Rancenay, Roset-Fluans, Routelle, Saint-Vit, Serre-les-Sapins, Thoraise, Torpes, Vaux-les-Pres, Villers-Buzon and Vorges-les-Pins.

This page in French: Visiter Velesmes-Essarts

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