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La Vernotte

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Saône

La Vernotte - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Saône

The village is located 31 km from Vesoul, 30 km from Gray, 40 km from Besançon and about 28 km from the future TGV station Auxon the Bottom.

Low plateau slopes facing south-east and east, flat south-west and north.

Heraldic coat of arms definition of the common "La Vernotte" is as follows: Argent, a wood alder vert smart gold. History of coat of arms: the name of the town comes from Comtois "Verne", the Gallic "Vernos", alder, and the feminine diminutive suffix "eet".

Dependencies: The Seven Fountains northwest. Ropes southeast. Le Bois Rond south and southwest Champsinets. The hamlet of Gilles were identified traces of a prehistoric site (flint campignien).

Until 1898 the name of the town was Sept Fontaines. The hamlet of La Vernotte became the chief town and gave it its name by decree November 7, 1898. The Seven Fountains were part of the earth and then the Oiselay Fresnes St Mames. In 1356 the share of the estate of John Oiselay and his wife Jeanne Oiselay, La Vernotte and the Seven Fountains were assigned to their son Claude and Jean.

La Vernotte in 1790 was part of the parish of La Chapelle-Saint-Quillain and was linked to that of Saint-Gand by decree of 30 September 1807.

Mainly agricultural town.

Population: In 1815, 330 inhabitants in 1881, 249 inhabitants in 1906, 205 inhabitants in 1936, 119 inhabitants in 1968: 81 inhabitants.

Geographical information

MunicipalityLa Vernotte
Latitude47.5088080 (N 47° 30’ 32”)
Longitude5.8679249 (E 5° 52’ 5”)
AltitudeFrom 210m to 262m
Surface area5.53 km²
Population70 inhabitants
Density12 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureVesoul (31 km, 33 min)
Insee code70549
IntercommunalityCC des Monts de Gy

Nearest cities & towns

Les Bâties2.1 km (3 min)
Saint-Gand2.1 km (4 min)
Étrelles-et-la-Montbleuse5.1 km (11 min)
Fresne-Saint-Mamès6 km (8 min)
Vaux-le-Moncelot6.6 km (9 min)
Fretigney-et-Velloreille7.1 km (15 min)
La Romaine7.1 km (12 min)
La Chapelle-Saint-Quillain7.6 km (10 min)
Frasne-le-Château8.2 km (12 min)
Vellexon-Queutrey-et-Vaudey9 km (15 min)
Vellemoz9.3 km (13 min)
Neuvelle-lès-la-Charité9.6 km (16 min)
Bourguignon-lès-la-Charité10.7 km (20 min)
Recologne-lès-Rioz11.5 km (22 min)

Things to see and do

The Seven Fountains, you can see a cross painted white with a big heart in the middle relief made by Mr Stone Engineering, situated on the edge of the road at the entrance of a house, you can also see the fountain that renovated.

Events and festivities

Every year in summer, the rural center of La Vernotte organizes a picnic at a place called the Log Home.

To recall the village festival which took place on the second Sunday in March at the same time a meal is always organized.


Village La Vernotte
Village La Vernotte
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Seven Fountains
Seven Fountains
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The Log Cabin
The Log Cabin
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Seven Fountains, winter
Seven Fountains, winter
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Memorial La Vernotte - Seven Fountains
Memorial La Vernotte - Seven Fountains
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Landscape La Vernotte winter
Landscape La Vernotte winter
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The former sawmill Seven Fountains
The former sawmill Seven Fountains
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Blazon La Vernotte - The Seven Fountains
Blazon La Vernotte - The Seven Fountains
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Wednesday 20 september
Min. 7°C - Max. 15°C
Thursday 21 september
Min. 4°C - Max. 18°C
Friday 22 september
Min. 5°C - Max. 20°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Church Fretigney 7 km, and the church of Fresne-Saint-Mamès 6 km, a little further the small town of Grandfather Ray-sur-Saone castle.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Llama farm tour
Nature and the great outdoors9 € Mamirolle (41 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
HikeEasy6h00Devecey (23 km)
To the Sources of Saint-Remy
HikeIntermediate3h30Saint-Remy (40 km)
Reposoir Chapel
HikeEasy1h00Clerval (49 km)
Circuit of the Crossing of the Roman Ways
HikeEasy3h00Langres (56 km)


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