Villette-les-Dole tourism and travel guide

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Visit Villette-les-Dole: highlights and tourist information

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Villette-les-Dole 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 Villette-les-Dole in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Dole at 5 km and Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 22 km.

Villette-les-Dole, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction )

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

See Dole guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 22 km (direction 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


at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Arbois guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Saone department

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

See Pesmes guide


at 31 km (direction east-south-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 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


at 41 km (direction south)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


at 43 km (direction 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
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 43 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

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at 46 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 46 km (direction west-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


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

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

See Ornans guide


at 50 km (direction west), in the Cote d'Or department

Beaune is the centre of the famous wine region of the same name, with...

See Beaune guide

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Markets in and near Villette-les-Dole

  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (5km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (18km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (25km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (26km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (30km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (37km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (38km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (39km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (41km)

More information about Villette-les-Dole, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Villette-les-Dole, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (5km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (32km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (35km)
  • Parc de l'Etang (44km)
  • Château d'Arcelot (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (35km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (45km)
  • Lac de Chalain (47km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (48km)
  • Lac de Chambly (50km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (53km)
  • Lac du Fioget (53km)
  • Lac du Vernois (53km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (55km)
  • Lac de Narlay (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quetigny (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (46km)

Geography and distances

Villette-les-Dole is in the east of France at 41 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Villette-les-Dole is 309 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villette-les-Dole

Canton: Dole-Nord-Est

Arrondissement: Dole

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39100

Distance to Villette-les-Dole

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 309 km

from Calais: 509 km

from Nice: 397 km

from Bordeaux: 530 km

from Strasbourg: 240 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 Villette-les-Dole from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brevans, Choisey, Crissey, Dole, Foucherans, Gevry, La Loye, Molay, Nevy-les-Dole, Parcey and Souvans.

This page in French: Visiter Villette-les-Dole