Nature or culture – there’s no need to select one at the expense of the other. Rated as France’s ‘most green city’ and the capital of biodiversity, nature has a central role here in the city. Everywhere you look, gardens, paths and parks offer an open invitation to take a stroll. A ‘Town of Art and History’ with an amazing heritage, it can boast more than 170 listed monuments, including one work by Vauban listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Numerous museums, theatres and festivities all add to the city’s wide cultural influence. What are you waiting for?
Yet another paradox. Despite the fact that much of the city is fortified, it couldn't be easier [...]
Heritage - Cultural
History is to be found everywhere you look in Franche-Comté. Here, every building has a story [...]
Activities and leisure
My schedule is packed. My morning begins with a look back at the region's clock making [...]
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Besançon, city of heritage
Enjoy a weekend discovering Besançon and walking in the footsteps of Vauban, as you explore the UNESCO World Heritage fortifications he designed. This is a charming town that has grown up in a fabulous natural setting, the birthplace of Victor Hugo and the Lumière brothers, and home to some beautiful architectural heritage.Discover