Pontarlier Tourism

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Pontarlier (French: [pɔ̃.taʁ.lje] ; Latin: Ariolica) is a commune and one of the two sub-prefectures of the Doubs department in the Franche-Comté region near the Swiss border in eastern France.


Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Pontarlier, France. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. Pontarlier is located at a short trip away from Annecy a major city in France. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Annecy for its bountiful attractions like Lake Annecy, Gorges Du Fier, La Vieille Ville on your trip to Pontarlier. Tour packages of Pontarlier are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Pontarlier*

  • Pontarlier: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Pontarlier for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Pontarlier.

    • Burglary and Theft 75 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 100 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 100 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 100 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 100 (Very High)
    • Attacks 100 (Very High)
    • Drug offense 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 100 (Very High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Pontarlier - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Pontarlier

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Pontarlier

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.44 USD
    • International Movie per seat 18.43 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 54.91 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 115.87 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 115.87 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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