Villefrancon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villefrancon in Haute-Saone

Photo is of Pesmes at 19 km from Villefrancon

Visit Villefrancon: highlights and tourist information

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Villefrancon is situated in the Haute-Saone 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 Villefrancon in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pesmes at 19 km and Besancon at 27 km.

Villefrancon, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Pesmes guide


at 27 km (direction east-south-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Besancon guide


at 37 km (direction west), in the Cote d'Or department

Although small the village of Bez is very pleasant to spend an hour exploring...

See Beze guide


at 39 km (direction south-west), in the Jura department

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is the principal attraction in Dole,...

See Dole guide


at 40 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Vesoul guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 41 km (direction south), in the Doubs department

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

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Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Doubs department

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

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at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Doubs department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 55 km (direction south-east), in the Doubs department

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

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at 57 km (direction south-east), in the Doubs department

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

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at 66 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Luxeuil-les-Bains guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Haute-Saone

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Map of places to visit near Villefrancon


Markets in and near Villefrancon

  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (27km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (28km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (35km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (39km)
  • Vesoul: market Thursday & Saturday (40km)
  • Chalindrey: market Thursday (50km)

More information about Villefrancon, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Villefrancon, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de l'Etang (8km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (23km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (39km)
  • Château d'Arcelot (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Poudrey (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (29km)

Geography and distances

Villefrancon is in the north-east of France at 40 kilometres from Vesoul, the department capital (general information: Villefrancon is 299 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villefrancon

Canton: Gy

Arrondissement: Vesoul

Department: Haute-Saone

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 70700

Distance to Villefrancon

from Vesoul (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 299 km

from Calais: 485 km

from Nice: 428 km

from Bordeaux: 564 km

from Strasbourg: 199 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Villefrancon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angirey, Autoreille, Champtonnay, Charcenne, Choye, Citey, Cugney, Gy, Onay, Saint-Broing, Saint-Loup-Nantouard, Sauvigney-les-Gray, Velesmes-Echevanne, Velloreille-les-Choye and Venere.

This page in French: Visiter Villefrancon