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Oricourt

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Oricourt - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Saône
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Quiet and authentic village of about 35 people huddled against her castle.

Geographical information

MunicipalityOricourt
Postcode70110
Latitude47.5957579 (N 47° 35’ 45”)
Longitude6.3929600 (E 6° 23’ 35”)
AltitudeFrom 278m to 393m
Surface area3.65 km²
Population39 inhabitants
Density10 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureVesoul (27 km, 33 min)
Insee code70396
IntercommunalityCC du Pays de Villersexel
DepartmentHaute-Saône
RegionFranche-Comté

Nearest cities & towns

Oppenans1.4 km (3 min)
Aillevans2.4 km (6 min)
Montjustin-et-Velotte4.5 km (11 min)
Borey4.8 km (9 min)
Longevelle5.1 km (11 min)
Marast5.8 km (12 min)
Arpenans7.3 km (12 min)
Autrey-lès-Cerre7.4 km (13 min)
Moimay7.7 km (14 min)
Gouhenans8 km (16 min)
Les Aynans8.5 km (14 min)
Villafans8.7 km (17 min)
Villersexel8.7 km (16 min)

Things to see and do

Castle Oricourt:

Castle built in the 12th century on the edge of the plateau. Ditches, high square towers, double walls, pits, cellars and rooms ... It is now the single best preserved medieval military architecture in Franche-Comté.

Open from 1 March to 15 November every day except Tuesday.

Tours. Tour guide. Educational place.

Tel. : +33 3 84 78 74 35.

Places of interest

Monuments

Events and festivities

Animation medieval the first weekend of July since 2003. Camp, food, exhibitions, theater, music, dance, medieval market ...

Photos

The arches and the gallery Italian castle (© Jean Espirat)
The arches and the gallery Italian castle (© Jean Espirat)
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South Wall of the castle (© Jean Espirat)
South Wall of the castle (© Jean Espirat)
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Face carved on the lintel of the castle (© Jean Espirat)
Face carved on the lintel of the castle (© Jean Espirat)
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Fontaine in down the street from the drudgery (© Jean Espirat)
Fontaine in down the street from the drudgery (© Jean Espirat)
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West Wall of the castle (© Jean Espirat)
West Wall of the castle (© Jean Espirat)
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Oricourt of Château
Oricourt of Château
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Oricourt of Chateau
Oricourt of Chateau
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Castle Oricourt
Castle Oricourt
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Oricourt of Château
Oricourt of Château
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View of the northern plain (© Jean Espirat)
View of the northern plain (© Jean Espirat)
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Colombier Castle (© Jean Espirat)
Colombier Castle (© Jean Espirat)
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Carpenter of the dovecote (© Jean Espirat)
Carpenter of the dovecote (© Jean Espirat)
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Nests the loft cob (© Jean Espirat)
Nests the loft cob (© Jean Espirat)
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The arcades, gallery Italian and Viorbe (© Jean Espirat)
The arcades, gallery Italian and Viorbe (© Jean Espirat)
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Roof of the Viorbe (© Jean Espirat)
Roof of the Viorbe (© Jean Espirat)
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Blazon carved the Rollin Family (© Jean Espirat)
Blazon carved the Rollin Family (© Jean Espirat)
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Large vaulted room in the castle (© Jean Espirat)
Large vaulted room in the castle (© Jean Espirat)
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bread oven of the castle (© Jean Espirat)
bread oven of the castle (© Jean Espirat)
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Well, depth 22.5 meters (© Jean Espirat)
Well, depth 22.5 meters (© Jean Espirat)
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A medieval castle cellar (© Jean Espirat)
A medieval castle cellar (© Jean Espirat)
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Virgin and shield above the door of the big farm building in the lower courtyard (© Jean Espirat)
Virgin and shield above the door of the big farm building in the lower courtyard (© Jean Espirat)
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carved face on a raven bread oven Castle (© Jean Espirat)
carved face on a raven bread oven Castle (© Jean Espirat)
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Village Cross (© Jean Espirat)
Village Cross (© Jean Espirat)
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Fontaine in down the street from the drudgery (© Jean Espirat)
Fontaine in down the street from the drudgery (© Jean Espirat)
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Dragor fountain outside City Hall (© Jean Espirat)
Dragor fountain outside City Hall (© Jean Espirat)
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Old house (© Jean Espirat)
Old house (© Jean Espirat)
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Old house (© Jean Espirat)
Old house (© Jean Espirat)
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Weather

Wednesday 5 august
Min. 14°C - Max. 28°C
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Thursday 6 august
Min. 21°C - Max. 34°C
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Friday 7 august
Min. 24°C - Max. 37°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Tours hiking loop around Oricourt, which allow access to Montjustin-and-Velotte (Romanesque and Gothic), to Aillevans (dolmen and old cemetery) and a few fountains specific to the region, through mountains and forests .

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Visit a copper mine
Culture and education9 € Le Thillot (42 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Reposoir Chapel
HikeEasy1h00Clerval (24 km)
To the Sources of Saint-Remy
HikeIntermediate3h30Saint-Remy (35 km)
Greenway
HikeEasy6h00Devecey (41 km)
Lachtelweiher Lake
HikeIntermediate2h30Kirchberg (45 km)
Tour of the lake
HikeEasy1h00Sewen (45 km)

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