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Villers-Grelot tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villers-Grelot in Doubs

Photo is of Besancon at 19 km from Villers-Grelot

Visit Villers-Grelot: highlights and tourist information

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Villers-Grelot is situated in the Doubs department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Besancon at 19 km and Ornans at 29 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villers-Grelot, 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 Villers-Grelot in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Besancon

Besancon

at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Besancon guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Ornans guide
Vesoul

Vesoul

at 30 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

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

See Vesoul guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
 
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Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction south)

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

See Lods guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 35 km (direction south)

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Saint-Hippolyte

Saint-Hippolyte

at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Hippolyte guide
Montbeliard

Montbeliard

at 46 km (direction east-north-east)

It is the castle in Montbeliard, on a raised rocky platform,...

See Montbeliard guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 49 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Ronchamp chapel

Ronchamp chapel

at 49 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Saone department

The Ronchamp Chapel is the best known work by architect...

See Ronchamp chapel guide
Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction west), in the Haute-Saone department

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the prettiest...

See Pesmes guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 51 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pontarlier guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 53 km (direction south-west), in the Jura department

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Belfort

Belfort

at 57 km (direction east-north-east), in the Territoire-de-Belfort department

The town of Belfort and its citadel are pleasant to...

See Belfort guide

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

Map of places to visit near Villers-Grelot

 
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Markets in and near Villers-Grelot

  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (20km)
  • Vesoul: market Thursday & Saturday (30km)
  • Lure: market Tuesday (42km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (45km)
  • Montbeliard: market Tuesday & Saturday (46km)
  • Bethoncourt: market Friday (47km)
  • Melisey: market Wednesday (52km)

More information about Villers-Grelot, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Villers-Grelot, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de l'Etang (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Poudrey (23km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (41km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (44km)
  • Saut du Doubs (47km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moffans-et-Vacheresse (39km)
  • Mandeure (45km)
  • Montbeliard (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (20km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villers-Grelot is in the eastern-center of France at 20 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Villers-Grelot is 333 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villers-Grelot

Canton: Roulans

Arrondissement: Besançon

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25640

Distance to Villers-Grelot

from Besancon (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 333 km

from Calais: 511 km

from Nice: 414 km

from Bordeaux: 594 km

from Strasbourg: 178 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 Villers-Grelot from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amagney, Breconchaux, Bretigney-Notre-Dame, Cendrey, Chatillon-Guyotte, Chaudefontaine, Corcelle-Mieslot, Fourbanne, La Barre, La Breteniere, La Tour-de-Scay, Le Puy, Ougney-Douvot, Pouligney-Lusans, Rigney, Rignosot, Rougemontot, Roulans, Saint-Hilaire, Sechin, Val-de-Roulans, Vandelans and Vennans.

This page in French: Visiter Villers-Grelot

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