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Photo of Venise in Doubs

Photo is of Besancon at 13 km from Venise

Visit Venise: highlights and tourist information

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Venise is situated in the Doubs department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Besancon at 13 km and Ornans at 27 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Venise, 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 Venise in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Besancon

Besancon

at 13 km (direction south-west)

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

See Besancon guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 27 km (direction south)

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

See Ornans guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Vesoul

Vesoul

at 31 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Saone department

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

See Vesoul guide
 
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Lods

Lods

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

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

See Lods guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction west), in the Haute-Saone department

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the...

See Pesmes guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 42 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 48 km (direction south-south-west), in the Jura department

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 52 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pontarlier guide
Dole

Dole

at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Jura department

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

See Dole guide
Ronchamp chapel

Ronchamp chapel

at 55 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Saone department

The Ronchamp Chapel is the best known work by architect Le...

See Ronchamp chapel guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 55 km (direction south-west), in the Jura department

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

See Arbois guide

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Map of places to visit near Venise

 
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Markets in and near Venise

  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (14km)
  • Vesoul: market Thursday & Saturday (31km)
  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (41km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (44km)
  • Lure: market Tuesday (47km)

More information about Venise, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Venise, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de l'Etang (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Poudrey (25km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (46km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moffans-et-Vacheresse (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (14km)
 
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Geography and distances

Venise is in the eastern-center of France at 13 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Venise is 326 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Venise

Canton: Marchaux

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25870

Distance to Venise

from Besancon (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 326 km

from Calais: 506 km

from Nice: 415 km

from Bordeaux: 586 km

from Strasbourg: 184 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 Venise from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 24 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amagney, Aulx-les-Cromary, Bonnay, Braillans, Buthiers, Chambornay-les-Bellevaux, Champoux, Chatillon-Guyotte, Chaudefontaine, Cirey, Corcelle-Mieslot, Cromary, Marchaux, Merey-Vieilley, Moncey, Neuvelle-les-Cromary, Palise, Perrouse, Rigney, Sorans-les-Breurey, Thurey-le-Mont, Valleroy, Vandelans and Vieilley.

This page in French: Visiter Venise

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