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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Ornans
TownOrnans
Insee code25434
Postcode25290
Latitude47.1060410
Longitude6.1470050
AltitudeFrom 323 to 635 meters
Surface32.64 km²
Population4308 inhabitants
Density131 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsBonnevaux-le-Prieuré at 3.5 km
Chief townBesançon (at 26 km, 29 min)Chassagne-Saint-Denis at 3.5 km
DepartmentDoubsSaules at 4.3 km
RegionFranche-ComtéSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Ornans, "Little Venice Grandfather Clock ", chief town of the Doubs Franche- Comté, located on the D67 highway 25 km from Besançon and 35 km from Pontarlier. Built from the 6th century in one of the most beautiful sites in Franche -Comté, on the banks of the Loue.

Birthplace of the painter and sculptor Gustave Courbet.


SIGHTSEEING

The mirror of the Loue, reflecting in clear water the steeple of the church and neighboring houses.

The castle rock, once a fortress of the Counts of Burgundy, with its hamlet, its former chapel of St. George and a gazebo just renamed, where the view is magnificent and Ornans Loue valley.

The pleasant green valley of Mambouc with its stream.

Rock Mount, whose imposing regular mass dominates the city ; the so-called " Courbet " promenade, gazebos Castle, Pine, Virgo.

The museum dedicated to Gustave Courbet Ornans.

Rock boot, strangely shaped, and the nearby forest.

Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Ornans
Leisure centresMuseum Gustave Courbet
MonumentsBailliage,   Birthplace of Gustave Courbet,   Church Saint-Laurent,   Private Mansion Sanderet de Valonne,   Private Mansion of Grospain,   Private Mansion of Sagey d'Arros
Natural sitesWood of Ully

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Powwow every other year.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

The many deep valleys and high, with streams, tributaries of the Loue.

The Peusse and two picturesque waterfalls and original.

Chauveroche (rocks and caves with difficult access). The Big Rocks and Valves (pleasant forest road and beautiful natural view).

The jump Knight, with a possible extension of the cascade Deffois (75 m).

The rocks Barmaud Route Chassagne, nice view.

The trails (old railway Ornans - Hôpital-du-Grosbois). Boulders of Saint-Roch glacial (70 000 years)

The Courbet Road: From the Source of the Loue in Cléron: road with 7 stages, where an exhibition of reproductions of works that Courbet painted on these sites (plan Ornans available at the Tourist Office).

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Karting at the Enclos trackSports sensations15 €Septfontaines (16.5 km)
Karting in complex with restaurantSports sensations10.40 €Besançon (19.3 km)
Fly fishing courseNature and the outdoors130 €Champagne-sur-Loue (26 km)
Visit an absinthe distilleryLocal flavoursFreePontarlier (28 km)

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PHOTOS

Houses for Rent edge (© JE)Houses for Rent edge (© JE)
 
Old City Chevroton Chavassieux - 1604 (© JE)Old City Chevroton Chavassieux - 1604 (© JE)
Website of the old castle (© JE)Website of the old castle (© JE)
 
Fountain neighborhood Nahin (© JE)Fountain neighborhood Nahin (© JE)
Pow Wow (© JE)Pow Wow (© JE)
 
Website old castleWebsite old castle
Pow-wow (© JE)Pow-wow (© JE)
 
Pow Wow (© JE)Pow Wow (© JE)
Pow Wow (© JE)Pow Wow (© JE)
 
Pow Wow (© JE)Pow Wow (© JE)
Old City Granvelle (© JE)Old City Granvelle (© JE)
 
Staircase with double revolution - Old City Granvelle (© JE)Staircase with double revolution - Old City Granvelle (© JE)
Former Grospain hotel - 15th Century (© JE)Former Grospain hotel - 15th Century (© JE)
 
Arcades Hotel City (© JE)Arcades Hotel City (© JE)
Fountain City Hall (© JE)Fountain City Hall (© JE)
 
Sculptures in front of the library (© JE)Sculptures in front of the library (© JE)
St. Lawrence Church (© JE)St. Lawrence Church (© JE)
 
Church of St. Lawrence (© JE)Church of St. Lawrence (© JE)
Pierre-seekers (© JE)Pierre-seekers (© JE)
 
Explanation of asylum stone (© JE)Explanation of asylum stone (© JE)
Musée Courbet (© JE)Musée Courbet (© JE)
 
Area on water (© JE)Area on water (© JE)
Bridge and neighborhood Nahin (© JE)Bridge and neighborhood Nahin (© JE)
 
Fountain neighborhood Nahin (© JE)Fountain neighborhood Nahin (© JE)
Erratic St. Roch (© JE)Erratic St. Roch (© JE)
 
Erratic St. Roch (© JE)Erratic St. Roch (© JE)
Bloc erratic St. Roch (© JE)Bloc erratic St. Roch (© JE)
 
Erratic St. Roch (© JE)Erratic St. Roch (© JE)
Information boulders (© JE)Information boulders (© JE)
 
Loue valley, view of the tray of the Virgin (© JE)Loue valley, view of the tray of the Virgin (© JE)
Statue Fisherman Chavots (© Jean Espirat)Statue Fisherman Chavots (© Jean Espirat)
 
Website of the old castle, seen from the city (© Jean Espirat)Website of the old castle, seen from the city (© Jean Espirat)
Panorama (© Jean Espirat)Panorama (© Jean Espirat)
 
Panorama (© Jean Espirat)Panorama (© Jean Espirat)
Panorama (© Jean Espirat)Panorama (© Jean Espirat)
 
Panorama (© Jean Espirat)Panorama (© Jean Espirat)
Panorama (© Jean Espirat)Panorama (© Jean Espirat)
 
Panorama (© Jean Espirat)Panorama (© Jean Espirat)
Panorama (© Jean Espirat)Panorama (© Jean Espirat)
 
Panorama (© Jean Espirat)Panorama (© Jean Espirat)
Panorama (© Jean Espirat)Panorama (© Jean Espirat)
 
Panorama (© Jean Espirat)Panorama (© Jean Espirat)
Regional Flora (© Jean Espirat)Regional Flora (© Jean Espirat)
 
regional flora (© Jean Espirat)regional flora (© Jean Espirat)

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WEATHER

Thursday 24 July
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Min. 15°C - Max. 23°C
Friday 25 July
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Min. 16°C - Max. 22°C
Saturday 26 July
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Min. 16°C - Max. 21°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLa Table de Gustave   NEW
Ornans
A CLASSIC - Discover the great culinary classics Franche-Comté, comfortably seated in an elegant dining room or on the shaded terrace. A couple, with family or friends, you will always...
Located in Ornans28 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantCafé Leffe Besançon  
7.9
Besançon
THE TASTE OF TRADITION - In the historic heart of Besançon, the Pasteur Place, Café Leffe has it all: two vaulted the most beautiful effect, a setting that is both rustic and contemporary...
Located 17.5 km from Ornans19 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe caquelon (fondues, friture, grillade)  
9.3
Besançon
In a cottage decor,  the Caquelon since 1985 offers a wide selection of fondue (cheese area) - fondue meat (burgundy), braserade and hot stones. A small restaurant, friendly atmosphere...
Located 17.6 km from OrnansFrom 15 € to 25 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 4 bedroomsLe jardin de Gustave  
Ornans
Charming located along the Loue and has a pretty garden, peaceful break in the country of Gustave Courbet.
Located in OrnansFrom 75 € to 98 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsAuprès des vignes    
9.9
Échevannes
2 cozy rooms, very comfortable: quality label 'Fleurs de soleil'. Each has a separate entrance in an authentic farmhouse, overlooking the valley of the Loue. Each has two twin beds...
Located 7.1 km from OrnansFrom 57 € to 64 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsAu fil de l eau    
9.5
Lods
Along the water du18ème century house near the Loue to lods, ranked among the most beautiful villages of France and towns comtoises character. 4 guest rooms 3 ears with lovely views...
Located 10.4 km from Ornans75 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 6 personsGite au pays de courbet  
9.4
Montgesoye
Lodging in the heart of the valley of the leases, in a charming village Comtois 200 m of the rents and mountains where you can enjoy mountain biking, canoeing, horseback riding hiking...
Located 4.2 km from OrnansFrom 250 € to 330 € per week 
House for 5 personsGite Auprès du verger  
9.5
Échevannes
Self-contained furnished 96 m², in an authentic Grandfather surrounded by greenery. Enjoying a quiet village setting, you can enjoy a very spacious interior. You'll love to have a very...
Located 7.1 km from OrnansFrom 420 € to 480 € per week 
House for 4 personsAu petit Chari   NEW
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre
Beautiful home winemaker 18th in the heart of the charming Petite Cited Comtoise Character Mouthier-Haute-Pierre (Loue Valley) - You will enter the house by a former Chari Comtois (Court...
Located 12.2 km from OrnansFrom 350 € to 390 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
100 places over 3 haCamping Les Radeliers    
8
Port-Lesney
At the river 'La Loue' the vineyards Jura, you have a swimming and a wooded park of ancient oaks. Salins-les-Bains and Arc-et-Senans just minutes. Located near the Loue in the historic...
Located 27 km from OrnansFrom 12.30 € to 13.20 € per day 

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HOTELS

La Table de Gustave - Hotel in OrnansLa Table de Gustave     
8.7
Ornans
Situated along La Loue River, La Table de Gustave is located in Ornans town. It is just 550 metres from the Gustave Courbet museum and Pontarlier is 35 km away. All of the rooms at...
Located in OrnansRoom from 57 €
Hôtel-Restaurant de France - Hotel in OrnansHôtel-Restaurant de France    
8.1
Ornans
Set in the centre of Ornans, Hôtel-Restaurant de France is just 300 metres from the Gustave Courbet Museum. It offers an on-site restaurant with a terrace and the possibility to buy...
Located in OrnansRoom from 68 €
Hôtel De La Vallée - Hotel in OrnansHôtel De La Vallée    
7.1
Ornans
Located in Ornans, Hôtel De La Vallée is just 200 metres from La Loue River, where guests can fish using hired equipment from the hotel. The Gustave Courbet Museum is just 700 metres...
Located in OrnansRoom from 45 €

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Adagio Access Besançon La City
This Adagio Access is located in Besançon and offers studios and apartments with free wired internet access. It is next to the Doubs River and 2 km from...
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