Verne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vesoul at 29 km from Verne

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Verne is situated in the Doubs 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 Verne in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vesoul at 29 km and Besancon at 30 km.

Verne, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 29 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

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

See Vesoul guide


at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

The citadel, cathedral and some impressive 16th century townhouses are among the highlights to...

See Besancon guide


at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

It is the castle in Montbeliard, on a raised rocky platform, that dominates the...

See Montbeliard guide


at 36 km (direction east)

Saint-Hippolyte is in a beautiful position on the confluence of the Doubs and Dessoubre...

See Saint-Hippolyte guide


at 36 km (direction south-west)

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

See Ornans guide
Ronchamp chapel

Ronchamp chapel

at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Saone department

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

See Ronchamp chapel guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lods guide


at 40 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 41 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide


at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Territoire-de-Belfort department

The town of Belfort and its citadel are pleasant to exlore when you are...

See Belfort guide


at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Saone department

In Luxeuil-les-Bains, established as a spa town since Roman times, you can also see...

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

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 59 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide

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Map of places to visit near Verne


Markets in and near Verne

  • Vesoul: market Thursday & Saturday (29km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (31km)
  • Lure: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Montbeliard: market Tuesday & Saturday (36km)
  • Bethoncourt: market Friday (36km)
  • Valentigney: market Tuesday (37km)
  • Audincourt: market Saturday (38km)
  • Sochaux: market Thursday (38km)
  • Melisey: market Wednesday (43km)
  • Fesches-le-Chatel: market Friday (44km)

More information about Verne, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Verne, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Roseraie du Chatelet (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Poudrey (28km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (40km)
  • Saut du Doubs (44km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (44km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moffans-et-Vacheresse (29km)
  • Mandeure (35km)
  • Montbeliard (36km)
  • Belfort (47km)
  • Rougegoutte (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (31km)

Geography and distances

Verne is in the eastern-center of France at 30 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Verne is 338 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Verne

Canton: Baume-les-Dames

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25110

Distance to Verne

from Besancon (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 338 km

from Calais: 513 km

from Nice: 417 km

from Bordeaux: 605 km

from Strasbourg: 168 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 Verne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Autechaux, Baume-les-Dames, Fontenelle-Montby, Fontenotte, Huanne-Montmartin, Hyevre-Paroisse, Luxiol, Mesandans, Mondon, Montussaint, Puessans, Rillans, Rognon, Romain, Tallans, Tournans, Trouvans, Vergranne, Viethorey and Voillans.

This page in French: Visiter Verne