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Visit Villers-Grelot: highlights and tourist information

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Villers-Grelot 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: Villers-Grelot is 333 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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Map of places to visit near Villers-Grelot


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)

Geography and distances

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

Villers-Grelot 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 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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