Where to stay around Doubs?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 175 holiday lettings near Doubs. From 60 Condos/Apartments to 37 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Doubs is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Doubs?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Doubs. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Besançon: 36 holiday homes
  • La Grange: 20 holiday homes
  • Rancenay: 32 holiday homes
  • Franey: 25 holiday homes
  • Pontarlier: 68 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Doubs! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Doubs?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Doubs with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Besançon: 36 holiday lettings
  • La Grange: 20 holiday lettings
  • Rancenay: 32 holiday lettings
  • Franey: 25 holiday lettings
  • Pontarlier: 68 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Doubs?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Doubs are:

  • Montbeliard (XMF-Courcelles): 49 self catering accommodations
  • Besancon (QBQ-La Veze): 70 self catering accommodations
  • Belfort (BOR): 238 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Doubs?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Doubs. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Le Saut du Doubs Waterfall: 39 holiday rentals
  • Place du 8 Septembre: 73 holiday rentals
  • Besancon Citadel: 71 holiday rentals
  • Villers-le-Lac Morteau Station: 49 holiday rentals
  • St. Joseph Chapel: 43 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Doubs listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make holiday rental accommodation or a villa in Doubs, France your home away from home

Doubs, known as France's greenest department lies in the Franche-Comte region of France, bordering Switzerland. The wonderful mountainous countryside, littered with huge lakes, cascading waterfalls and deep caves is an absolute joy to explore on foot or from the saddle, and walking and riding holidays from Doubs gites are some of the best in the whole of France.

Things to do in Doubs, France

Walking and riding holidays are fantastic from Doubs accommodation. There are almost limitless routes to take throughout the countryside, and hiking maps are available from tourist information centres throughout the department. Throughout late spring, summer and autumn, villas in Doubs are in high demand from discerning tourists wanting to discover this completely unspoilt, rural department.

As well as being a haven of tranquillity in the summer, the winter months see Doubs turning into a winter sport hot spot. The Jura Mountains are filled with ski resorts and snow parks for snowboarding. It is rare to find such a fantastic region for Alpine skiing remaining peaceful during the winter, but from a chalet in Doubs, this is exactly what you will find. Doubs is surrounded by vast ski domains offering a huge range of skiing country, from the virgin snows of the forests to fearsome black runs and open learner slopes providing a wonderfully varied skiing holiday.

Franche-Comte is also known as the "French pantry", due to the wonderful food and wine for which the region is famed. Lovers of fine food will certainly be happy in self catering Doubs accommodation, and there are ample opportunities to try the best, whether in local restaurants or at home, having picked up the freshest local ingredients from the many weekly markets which tour the towns and villages throughout the department.

Places to visit from Doubs, France

The Swiss Alps are wonderful for exploring by car from a Doubs property. The charming Swiss Alpine villages are as beautiful as they are on the famous chocolate boxes, and if you are looking for somewhere to walk off lunch or have an afternoon ski, the Swiss Mountains offer a great alternative to the peaks of the Jura Mountains of Franche-Comte.

Weather in Doubs, France

During the summer months, Doubs is surprisingly warm. Although a good jacket is always recommended for a walking or riding holiday in Doubs, daily temperatures during the summer months usually hover around the low 20's (C). Winter is another matter of course. The altitude means that temperatures come crashing down, but that brings some excellent snow to the regional ski resorts.

Flights to Doubs, France

Basel and Lyon Airports serve the Doubs department. Both are a little over an hour away, and a hire car is needed when staying in Doubs accommodation.

Sightseeing in and around Doubs

Are you searching for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Doubs a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Asphalt Mines (21.3 mi / 34.3 km)
  • Bois du Petit-Chateau Zoo (22.1 mi / 35.5 km)
  • Combe St. Martin (22.6 mi / 36.4 km)

Exploring the natural landscape of Doubs

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Doubs is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gouffre de Poudrey (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Le Saut du Doubs Waterfall (17.4 mi / 28 km)
  • Le Grand Taureau (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
  • Lac Saint-Point (23.4 mi / 37.7 km)
  • Vue des Alpes Pass (24.7 mi / 39.7 km)
  • Neuchatel Botanical Garden (29.2 mi / 47 km)