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Franche-Comte

Discover Franche-Comte, a beautiful but perhaps little known part of France. Far away from the main highways, picturesque roads will entice you through the heart of a countryside of wild, fascinating, ever-changing scenery.

Belfort LionMore than half of the region is covered with forests and innumerable rivers and waterfalls. Eighty tranquil lakes offer undisturbed peace to calm the mind pressurized by the hustle and bustle of city life. Situated along the German and Swiss borders, between Alsace and Burgundy, Franche-Comte is accessible by international highways, making travel easy and comfortable. From Besançon, capital of Franche-Comte, to Montbeliard, Belfort and Luxeuil-les-Bains, you will come across many pretty towns of historic interest with attractive shopping centers. (image: The Belfort Lion)

Do not forget to try the Comté cheese, hand made in "fruiteries", with some Jura wines, the "vin jaune", and the wines from Chateau-Chalon and Arbois. Besançon stages a famous music festival every September lasting for two weeks. And various exhibitions take place in the exceptional site of the Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans.

Visit the website of the tourist office of Franche-Comte for more information.

 

The City of Besançon

Roman ruins near Switzerland

Besançon is the capital of the Franche-Comte region in eastern France. The city and surrounding area are home to more than 240,000 residents. Besançon and the Franche-Comte region are both close to the border with Switzerland.

Citadel at Besancon

The citadel in Besançon

Visit the website of the tourist office of Besançon for more information.

Image in header: The old town of Besançon, France

D-Day's 75th Anniversary

Normandy 1944-2019

LinkParis.com and its partners are pleased to help you plan your trip to Normandy, for the 75th anniversary year of the historic D-Day invasion. Call or email today.

 

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