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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Doubs

Situated on a hill overlooking the valley of the Doubs, bordering Switzerland plateau Vaufrey enjoys an exceptional site because of its hilly terrain. Embellished by his stately mansions from his dominating the village, fountain Lions, the old cider press church. The area lends itself beautifully to fishing and hiking.

Geographical information

Latitude47.3479079 (N 47° 20’ 52”)
Longitude6.9256230 (E 6° 55’ 32”)
AltitudeFrom 395m to 900m
Surface area9.37 km²
Population158 inhabitants
Density16 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureBesançon (106 km, 1h21)
Insee code25591
IntercommunalityCC de Saint Hippolyte

Nearest cities & towns

Montjoie-le-Château2.3 km (4 min)
Glère6.7 km (10 min)
Courtefontaine6.8 km (16 min)
Soulce-Cernay7.3 km (11 min)
Villars-lès-Blamont9.1 km (17 min)
Les Plains-et-Grands-Essarts10.2 km (21 min)
Saint-Hippolyte11.2 km (16 min)
Pierrefontaine-lès-Blamont11.7 km (20 min)
Dannemarie12.3 km (25 min)
Burnevillers12.4 km (20 min)
Trévillers12.8 km (27 min)
Blamont14.4 km (25 min)
Indevillers14.6 km (21 min)

Things to see and do

Old buildings of the 18th century.

Fountain of Lions.

Old cider press.

Site of the church and cemetery.

Many sources: source of the Roche aux Canons.

Reservoir: dam and hydroelectric plant built in 1949.


Rocky and forested ridges.


Lions Fountain
Lions Fountain
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Ruins of the castle of Monschau.

Visit the Swiss village of Saint-Ursanne.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Introduction to dog-sledding
Sports sensations100 € Belleherbe (26 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Reposoir Chapel
HikeEasy1h00Clerval (33 km)
Tour of the historic centre
Village visitEasy1h00Masevaux-Niederbruck (48 km)
Lachtelweiher Lake
HikeIntermediate2h30Kirchberg (48 km)
Sattelboden Chalet
HikeIntermediate3h00Masevaux-Niederbruck (48 km)
Tour of the lake
HikeEasy1h00Sewen (51 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals