Villers-Robert tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Dole at 16 km from Villers-Robert

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Villers-Robert is situated in the Jura 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-Robert in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Dole at 16 km and Arbois at 20 km.

Villers-Robert, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Dole guide


at 20 km (direction east)

After exploring the old town centre in Arbois you can visit the scenic Cirque...

See Arbois guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 22 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon is its...

See Chateau-Chalon guide


at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and steep wooded slopes and...

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at 31 km (direction south)

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region, well placed to explore...

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Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south), in the Haute-Saone department

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

See Pesmes guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide


at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

A quiet town, Nuits-Saint-Georges wil be part of your tour of the local vineyards...

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide


at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Besancon guide


at 55 km (direction north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

There is a remarkable range of interesting historic sites in Dijon, perhaps our favourite...

See Dijon guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 63 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in roman style with a...

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Markets in and near Villers-Robert

  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (16km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (20km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (21km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (28km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (31km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (31km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (31km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (38km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (38km)

More information about Villers-Robert, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Villers-Robert, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (16km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (22km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (25km)
  • Lac de Chalain (38km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (38km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (39km)
  • Lac de Chambly (41km)
  • Lac du Val (43km)
  • Lac du Fioget (44km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (44km)
  • Lac du Vernois (44km)
  • Lac de Narlay (46km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (46km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (46km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (47km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (49km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quetigny (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (50km)

Geography and distances

Villers-Robert is in the east of France at 31 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Villers-Robert is 317 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villers-Robert

Canton: Chaussin

Arrondissement: Dole

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39120

Distance to Villers-Robert

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 317 km

from Calais: 519 km

from Nice: 386 km

from Bordeaux: 527 km

from Strasbourg: 246 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-Robert from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Balaiseaux, Bans, Biefmorin, Bretenieres, Chene-Bernard, Le Deschaux, Neuvilley, Nevy-les-Dole, Oussieres, Pleure, Rahon, Seligney, Sergenon, Souvans, Tassenieres and Villers-les-Bois.

This page in French: Visiter Villers-Robert