Ville-du-Pont tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ville-du-Pont in Doubs

Photo is of Pontarlier at 14 km from Ville-du-Pont

Visit Ville-du-Pont: highlights and tourist information

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Ville-du-Pont 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 Ville-du-Pont in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontarlier at 14 km and Mouthier-Haute-Pierre at 16 km.

Ville-du-Pont, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 14 km (direction south-west)

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

See Pontarlier guide


at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Joux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lods guide


at 28 km (direction west-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 33 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 north-east)

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

See Saint-Hippolyte guide


at 44 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Besancon guide


at 46 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

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

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Map of places to visit near Ville-du-Pont


Markets in and near Ville-du-Pont

  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (15km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (43km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (52km)

More information about Ville-du-Pont, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Ville-du-Pont, France

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

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 (2km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (8km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (20km)
  • Saut du Doubs (20km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (23km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (41km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (55km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (56km)
  • Lac du Fioget (57km)
  • Lac de Narlay (59km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (60km)
  • Lac du Vernois (60km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (61km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (42km)

Geography and distances

Ville-du-Pont is in the eastern-center of France at 44 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Ville-du-Pont is 370 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ville-du-Pont

Canton: Montbenoît

Arrondissement: Pontarlier

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25650

Distance to Ville-du-Pont

from Besancon (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 370 km

from Calais: 553 km

from Nice: 372 km

from Bordeaux: 596 km

from Strasbourg: 200 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 Ville-du-Pont from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gilley, Hauterive-la-Fresse, La Chaux, La Longeville, Les Gras and Montflovin.

This page in French: Visiter Ville-du-Pont