Velet tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pesmes at 16 km from Velet

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Velet 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 Velet in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pesmes at 16 km and Beze at 23 km.

Velet, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction south)

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

See Pesmes guide


at 23 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 38 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 39 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 41 km (direction west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Dijon guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 47 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...

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide


at 49 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Vesoul guide


at 52 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Marne department

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

See Langres guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 53 km (direction south-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide


at 56 km (direction east-south-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Ornans guide


at 56 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cote d'Or department

A quiet town, Nuits-Saint-Georges wil be part of your tour of the local vineyards...

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Haute-Saone

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Map of places to visit near Velet


Markets in and near Velet

  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (3km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (18km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (29km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (37km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (40km)
  • Longvic: market Sunday (41km)
  • Dijon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (41km)
  • Chalindrey: market Thursday (43km)
  • Chenove: market Wednesday & Sunday (45km)
  • Vesoul: market Thursday & Saturday (50km)

More information about Velet, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Velet, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de l'Etang (5km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (12km)
  • Château d'Arcelot (29km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quetigny (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (41km)

Geography and distances

Velet is in the north-east of France at 49 kilometres from Vesoul, the department capital (general information: Velet is 287 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Velet

Canton: Gray

Arrondissement: Vesoul

Department: Haute-Saone

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 70100

Distance to Velet

from Vesoul (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 287 km

from Calais: 476 km

from Nice: 435 km

from Bordeaux: 554 km

from Strasbourg: 207 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Velet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ancier, Apremont, Arc-les-Gray, Battrans, Bouhans-et-Feurg, Champvans, Esmoulins, Germigney, Gray, Gray-la-Ville, Le Tremblois, Mantoche, Nantilly, Noiron and Rigny.

This page in French: Visiter Velet