Villers-le-Lac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villers-le-Lac in Doubs

Photo is of Pontarlier at 29 km from Villers-le-Lac

Visit Villers-le-Lac: highlights and tourist information

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Villers-le-Lac 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 Villers-le-Lac in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontarlier at 29 km and Mouthier-Haute-Pierre at 30 km.

Villers-le-Lac, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Pontarlier guide


at 30 km (direction 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 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Joux guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Hippolyte guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Lods guide


at 40 km (direction 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 47 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide


at 54 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Besancon guide

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Map of places to visit near Villers-le-Lac


Markets in and near Villers-le-Lac

  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (30km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (43km)
  • Valentigney: market Tuesday (47km)

More information about Villers-le-Lac, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Villers-le-Lac, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges du Doubs (4km)
  • Saut du Doubs (4km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (9km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (17km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (32km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mandeure (45km)

Geography and distances

Villers-le-Lac is in the eastern-center of France at 53 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Villers-le-Lac is 379 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villers-le-Lac

Canton: Morteau

Arrondissement: Pontarlier

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25130

Distance to Villers-le-Lac

from Besancon (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 379 km

from Calais: 557 km

from Nice: 376 km

from Bordeaux: 612 km

from Strasbourg: 188 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-le-Lac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Chenalotte, Les Fins, Montlebon, Morteau and Noel-Cerneux.

This page in French: Visiter Villers-le-Lac