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Vuillafans is a village built by the winemakers. At the time it was over 1200 hectares of vines planted in the valley. Halfway between Besançon and Pontarlier, Vuillafans step was the village merchants. For twenty years, the village was redoté vineyards operated from an association and today an independent winemaker. This is the only village in the valley to have all the amenities necessary for its operation. You will find: a wine, restaurants, a grocery store, a bakery, a delicatessen, a hairdresser, accommodation and a pharmacy. Of course, this is also the starting canoes for a trip down the Loue, if this beautiful river.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude47.0643570 (N 47° 3’ 52”)
Longitude6.2125480 (E 6° 12’ 45”)
AltitudeFrom 339m to 721m
Surface area6.14 km²
Population705 inhabitants
Density114 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureBesançon (33 km, 36 min)
Insee code25633
IntercommunalityCC du Pays d'Ornans
TerritoryFranche-Comté, Jura mountains

Nearest cities & towns

Châteauvieux-les-Fossés1.2 km (4 min)
Montgesoye2.9 km (6 min)
Lods5.1 km (7 min)
Échevannes5.9 km (9 min)
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre6.9 km (9 min)
Longeville6.9 km (11 min)
Lavans-Vuillafans7.5 km (12 min)
Ornans7.9 km (10 min)
Voires9 km (15 min)
Amathay-Vésigneux9.3 km (18 min)
Durnes10.1 km (15 min)
Reugney12.2 km (18 min)
Guyans-Durnes12.2 km (18 min)
Saules12.2 km (16 min)
Évillers12.6 km (19 min)

Things to see and do

The vineyards, the winery, the church, the old bridge.

Places of interest


Events and festivities

In July, Vuillafans vibrates with its traditional hillclimb ( Vuillafans / Echavannes ) great sporting event counting for the grand prize of the mountain.

Harvest in mid -October. The village is at that moment full of life.


Monday 20 february
Min. -3°C - Max. 9°C
Tuesday 21 february
Min. 4°C - Max. 10°C
Wednesday 22 february
Min. 4°C - Max. 10°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

The museum's Vineyard Lods.

The source of the Loue 15 km.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Llama farm tour
Nature and the great outdoors9 € Mamirolle (15.2 km)
Visit to a distilling workshop
Local flavoursFreeLes Fourgs (30 km)
Fly fishing course
Nature and the great outdoors130 € Champagne-sur-Loue (31 km)
Fly fishing in the Jura rivers
Nature and the great outdoors110 € Champagnole (44 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
HikeEasy6h00Devecey (32 km)
Reposoir Chapel
HikeEasy1h00Clerval (42 km)
Dan Cross
HikeEasy1h45Poligny (46 km)
Bernard Rock Circuit
HikeAthletic3h30Bellefontaine (57 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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