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Villars-Saint-Georges tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villars-Saint-Georges in Doubs

Photo is of Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 11 km from Villars-Saint-Georges

Visit Villars-Saint-Georges: highlights and tourist information

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Villars-Saint-Georges is situated in the Doubs department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 11 km and Chateau de Cleron at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villars-Saint-Georges, 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 Villars-Saint-Georges in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Besancon guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 21 km (direction south-south-east), in the Jura department

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
 
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Ornans

Ornans

at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Ornans guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 25 km (direction south-south-west), in the Jura department

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

See Arbois guide
Dole

Dole

at 26 km (direction west), in the Jura department

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

See Dole guide
Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

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

See Pesmes guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Lods guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction south-south-west), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pontarlier guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

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

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and steep...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 50 km (direction east-south-east)

The Chateau de Joux is an imposing clifftop castle with...

See Chateau de Joux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Villars-Saint-Georges

 
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Markets in and near Villars-Saint-Georges

  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (25km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (26km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (34km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (37km)
  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (40km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (43km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (47km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (51km)

Hotels near Villars-Saint-Georges

More information about Villars-Saint-Georges, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Villars-Saint-Georges, France

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

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 (26km)
  • Parc de l'Etang (37km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (39km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Poudrey (33km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (34km)
  • Source - la Seille (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (19km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villars-Saint-Georges is in the eastern-center of France at 20 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Villars-Saint-Georges is 323 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villars-Saint-Georges

Canton: Boussières

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25410

Distance to Villars-Saint-Georges

from Besancon (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 323 km

from Calais: 514 km

from Nice: 397 km

from Bordeaux: 556 km

from Strasbourg: 216 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 Villars-Saint-Georges from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abbans-Dessous, Abbans-Dessus, Boussieres, Byans-sur-Doubs, Chouzelot, Courtefontaine, Evans, Fourg, Fraisans, Lavans-Quingey, Lombard, Osselle, Quingey, Roset-Fluans, Routelle, Salans, Thoraise and Torpes.

This page in French: Visiter Villars-Saint-Georges

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