Malans is a commune in the Doubs department in the region of Franche-Comté in eastern France.
Malans is located 3.5 km south of Amancey
. Two streams pass through the commune: the Bietard and the Anchet.
The commune includes the villages of Saint Loup, Simorin, and Val Sainte Marie.
The history of the commune goes back to the monastery of Val Sainte Marie established in the 18th century. The monks eventually abandoned the monastery, but left numerous religious edifices and shrines.