Dear Visitors, Welcome in our country and specially our small village of Osselle-Routelle. You will find hereunder the most famous tourist information for a nice stay and discovery of our fabulous region !


Located at 3 km from Osselle-Routelle, on the rural district of Roset-Fluans, an original visit of Osselle caves and its famous galleries is in store for you.

Discovered in the 13th century, they are visited since 1904. Famous for its colours and varied crystallizations, its principal gallery measures approximately 1200 meters with a series of 15 rooms


Do you want to freshen up ?

After a long day of work or during the week end, come and refresh at Osselle-Routelle beach and refresh yourself in a wide limpid water regularly inspected and supervised by a swimming teacher in the middle of greenery

photo canal cycliste


Osselle-Routelle is beeing crossed by the cycleway connecting the Atlantic to the Black sea. It’s 3653 km long and it crosses 10 countries. This way is also named Eurovelo 6 rivers. Osselle-Routelle is equiped with toilets, showers, a campingsite to welcome our visitors and hickers for their well being. They can also have a swim in our stretch of river. After a nice rest, our visitors and walkers can startoff to other touristic and cultural sites located in Doubs, and Jura



The Doubs river and the Rhône Rhin canal make a twist around Osselle area. The canal offers 326 km sail ways with 114 locks and is opened since 1833. A waterwork located in Besançon and nammed St Paul is turned manually.

You have the possibility to rent a boat in Dole, that you can drive without license, for a nice break during a week-end, or a complete week with 2 to 12 passengers


Where to sleep at Osselle-Routelle

You, hickers, cyclists, or riders, can spend the night in this small quiet village, at Nelly’s house, in the Osselle area, for one night or even more. She is expecting your visit at her bed & breakfast / set menu.

La ferme aux glycines

Other accomodation in the around :

Spend a night in the transit accomodation at Villars St Geroges located at 3 km from Osselle-Routelle in a nice and pleasant environment.

Gite de Villars St Georges


At Quingey, located at 8.5 km from Osselle-Routelle

  • Brasserie des sports, rue des Salines – tel : 03 81 63 60 17
  • Café restaurant de l’Hôtel de ville, 9 place d’Armes – tel : 03 81 63 63 12
  • Hôtel restaurant de la Truite de la Loue, 2 route de Lyon – tel 03 81 63 60 14
  • Le P’tit Quingeois, 6bis, place d’Armes – Tel 03 81 63 52 67
  • Restaurant Au Messimo, 16 place d’Armes – Tel : 03 81 63 67 09

At Saint Vit, located at 7.2 km from Osselle-Routelle

  • Le P’tit S’invite, 5 passage de l’ancienne gendarmerie – Tel : 03 81 87 76 89
  • Le Kiosque à Pizzas, 2 bis route de Marnay – Tel : 03 81  60 72 76
  • Le Tivoli , 9 route de Besançon – Tel : 03 81 87 52 35

At Torpes

  • La Rocca, 5 place de l’Eglise – Tel : 03 81 54 36 20



You are welcome to our health course located at the exit of the Osselle area, direction the Nautic Base. Here is the way to acceed : cross the bridge over the canal, and turn right 500 m later. You will arrive at a car park, where you can leave our car and enjoy the course fully.

This area also offers the possibility to watch and look at various and sometimes very exceptional bird species, or thers, more common to our region, while running your couse laced with many sports fittings.