Villars-Saint-Georges tourism and travel guide

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Visit Villars-Saint-Georges: highlights and tourist information

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Villars-Saint-Georges is situated in the Doubs department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 20 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Villars-Saint-Georges is 323 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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Map of places to visit near Villars-Saint-Georges

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)

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

Tourist attractions near Villars-Saint-Georges, France

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)

Geography and distances

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

Villars-Saint-Georges is in the eastern-center of France. 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