Verrieres-de-Joux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Verrieres-de-Joux in Doubs

Photo is of Chateau de Joux at 6 km from Verrieres-de-Joux

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Verrieres-de-Joux 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 Verrieres-de-Joux in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Joux at 6 km and Pontarlier at 7 km.

Verrieres-de-Joux, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

The Chateau de Joux is an imposing clifftop castle with a 1000 year history...

See Chateau de Joux guide


at 7 km (direction west)

Pontarlier is usually visited as part of a trip to enjoy the local scenery...

See Pontarlier guide


at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lods guide


at 33 km (direction north-west)

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

See Ornans guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide


at 43 km (direction west), in the Jura department

The salt mines at Salins-les-Bains operated from the 13th - 20th century and are...

See Salins-les-Bains guide


at 51 km (direction north-west)

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

See Besancon guide


at 55 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Hippolyte guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Doubs

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Markets in and near Verrieres-de-Joux

  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (7km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (44km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (50km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (53km)

More information about Verrieres-de-Joux, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Verrieres-de-Joux, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (11km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (20km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (29km)
  • Saut du Doubs (29km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (31km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (35km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (46km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (46km)
  • Lac du Fioget (48km)
  • Lac de Narlay (50km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (50km)
  • Lac du Vernois (51km)
  • Lac des Rousses (51km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (52km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (56km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (56km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (49km)

Geography and distances

Verrieres-de-Joux is in the eastern-center of France at 50 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Verrieres-de-Joux is 375 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Verrieres-de-Joux

Canton: Pontarlier

Arrondissement: Pontarlier

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25300

Distance to Verrieres-de-Joux

from Besancon (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 375 km

from Calais: 562 km

from Nice: 361 km

from Bordeaux: 590 km

from Strasbourg: 211 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 Verrieres-de-Joux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arcon, La Cluse-et-Mijoux and Les Allies.

This page in French: Visiter Verrieres-de-Joux