Belfort

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownBelfort
Insee code90010
Postcode90000
Latitude47.6396740
Longitude6.8638490
AltitudeFrom 354 to 650 meters
Surface17.10 km²
Population51328 inhabitants
Density3001 inhabitants/km²

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National labelsDanjoutin at 3 km (8 min)
DepartmentTerritoire de BelfortPérouse at 3.1 km (6 min)
RegionFranche-ComtéSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

A tumultuous history will bring the Territory Belfort the signing of the Treaty of Frankfurt after the war of 1870. Alsace and Lorraine became French once again in 1918, but the Territory Belfort not joined the Haut-Rhin and officially became the 90th French department in 1922, reporting from the Franche-Comté.

Territory Belfort, located between the Vosges and Jura, near the Alsace, Switzerland and Germany is:

A rich heritage of the city of Belfort: the Lion, its citadel, its old town, its audio-guided tour inside the fortifications, fortified his belt ...

Exceptional natural sites: the mass of the Ballon d'Alsace, the natural site of Malsaucy ....

Gastronomy mixing culinary traditions Comté and Alsace franc.

Unforgettable events and international reputation: the Eurockéennes Belfort, the International University Music Festival (FIMU) ...


SIGHTSEEING

Visit Belfort and discover:

Guarded by the famous Lion citadel overlooking the old town Belfort typical and picturesque streets.

Grand underground trail audioguide in the heart of the fortress. Discover the history Belfort!

Its open all year round museums: History museum, Museum of Fine Arts and Museum of Modern Art.

The door of Breisach, the only preserved gate of the fortifications.

Saint-Christophe cathedral whose organs are classified as a historical monument.

Tower Miotte symbolic monument Belfort whose origin remains uncertain.

Its many parks and gardens (Belfort is rated 4 flowers to the National Council of Cities and Villages in bloom) and the rose, Lechten square, the park François Mitterrand, the square of memories ...

Its tourist train that takes you into the old town of Belfort and take you to the citadel of Belfort.

Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Belfort,   Train station of Trois-Chenes
Information pointsTourist Office of Belfort
Leisure centresMarket Couvert,   Museum of Art and History of Belfort,   Museum of Modern Art of Belfort
MonumentsCathedral Saint-Christophe,   Cemetery Juif,   Church Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc,   Church of Brasse,   Citadel of Belfort,   Lion de Belfort,   Private Mansion of the Gouverneur,   Synagogue of Belfort,   Town Hall of Belfort
Performance hallsCentre Choregraphique National,   La Poudriere,   Le Granit,   Maison du Peuple,   Stadium Roger-Serzian,   Theatre Michel Deque

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

The Eurockéennes Belfort: the first weekend of July. Festival where outdoor rock music in full swing for three days on the site Malsaucy.

The International Festival of University Music: the weekend of Pentecost. 3 days of music, 250 free concerts and nearly 2,500 musicians from around the world in the heart of Old Town Belfort.

The Flea Market Belfort: little paradise for bargain hunters: the biggest flea market in eastern France, the first Sunday of each month from March to December in the heart of the old town.

Film Festival Interviews: late November - early December. Created in 1986 by Janine Bazin, the festival is the appointment of filmmaking combining bold programming works that have shaped the history of cinema, in a competition first, second and third films in this write.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Territory Belfort is:

Hiking with 660 km of signposted trails two great hiking trails: the GR5 and GR7.

Hiking strong that reveals the fortified belt Belfort.

Many cycling routes.

Bike routes which Eurovélo6 which crosses the department and Francovélo linking Belfort to Switzerland.

Two nautical bases: Recreation and Water Malsaucy, home to the House Environment and Water base pond des Forges.

Two acrobranches, paragliding, golf, hot air balloon rides.

Many museums Gantner museum Lachapelle-sous-Chaux, Botans agricultural museum, museum of crafts and traditions Brebotte, hydraulic mill Courtelevant Museum Frédéric Japy Beaucourt, forge museum Étueffont.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Helicopter flight around MontbéliardSports sensationsFrom 170 € to 380 €Courcelles-lès-Montbéliard (17.2 km)
Visit a copper mineCulture and education7 €Le Thillot (27 km)
Ride the Thur Doller steam trainEntertainmentFrom 9 € to 10.50 €Cernay (28 km)

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PHOTOS

Place the large fountain ( © JE)Place the large fountain ( © JE)
 
Square fountain ( © JE)Square fountain ( © JE)
The Lion and The Citadel ( © JE)The Lion and The Citadel ( © JE)
 
Belfort seen MiotteBelfort seen Miotte
Etang des ForgesEtang des Forges
 
Belfort seen SalbertBelfort seen Salbert
Belfort seen PerchesBelfort seen Perches
 
Fontaine dogs - Old Town ( © JE)Fontaine dogs - Old Town ( © JE)
Fountain dogs ( © JE)Fountain dogs ( © JE)
 
The great fountain - Old Town ( © JE)The great fountain - Old Town ( © JE)
The great fountain ( © JE)The great fountain ( © JE)
 
The fountain - Old Town ( © JE)The fountain - Old Town ( © JE)
The station ( © JE)The station ( © JE)
 
the door of Breisach - One of the oldest entries of the town ( © JE)the door of Breisach - One of the oldest entries of the town ( © JE)
Towel Breisach ( © JE)Towel Breisach ( © JE)
 
the front door of Breisach ( © JE)the front door of Breisach ( © JE)
Tower Miotte ( © JE )Tower Miotte ( © JE )
 
Etang des Forges, given the Miotte ( © JE)Etang des Forges, given the Miotte ( © JE)
Cathédrale Saint- Christophe ( © Jean Espirat )Cathédrale Saint- Christophe ( © Jean Espirat )
 
the bandstand in front of city Hall ( © JE)the bandstand in front of city Hall ( © JE)
the bandstand, city Hall and the citadel ( © JE)the bandstand, city Hall and the citadel ( © JE)
 
a really good regional bank ( © Jean Espirat )a really good regional bank ( © Jean Espirat )
Statue on the wall of the bishopric ( © Jean Espirat )Statue on the wall of the bishopric ( © Jean Espirat )
 
Statue on the wall of the bishopric ( © Jean Espirat )Statue on the wall of the bishopric ( © Jean Espirat )
a Belfort, lions steal ( © Jean Espirat )a Belfort, lions steal ( © Jean Espirat )
 
Before door Breisach view of North wall ( © JE)Before door Breisach view of North wall ( © JE)
Before door Breisach to the rampart ( © Jean Espirat )Before door Breisach to the rampart ( © Jean Espirat )
 
Another view of the door of Breisach ( © Jean Espirat )Another view of the door of Breisach ( © Jean Espirat )
South facade of the citadel of Belfort ( © JE)South facade of the citadel of Belfort ( © JE)
 
Panorama from the Citadel ( © Jean Espirat )Panorama from the Citadel ( © Jean Espirat )
the old town seen from the Citadel ( © Jean Espirat )the old town seen from the Citadel ( © Jean Espirat )
 
South Gate of the citadel of Belfort ( © Jean Espirat )South Gate of the citadel of Belfort ( © Jean Espirat )
Tunnel access to the courtyard, and gazebo ( © JE)Tunnel access to the courtyard, and gazebo ( © JE)
 
Hallway and stairs barracks West ( © JE)Hallway and stairs barracks West ( © JE)
Char who participated in the liberation of Belfort ( © JE)Char who participated in the liberation of Belfort ( © JE)
 
Bollard emblazoned in a park old Town ( © JE)Bollard emblazoned in a park old Town ( © JE)
Fountain in a park in the old town ( © JE)Fountain in a park in the old town ( © JE)
 
the Tasty along the square of Remembrance ( © Jean Espirat )the Tasty along the square of Remembrance ( © Jean Espirat )
the Tasty through the city of Belfort ( © JE)the Tasty through the city of Belfort ( © JE)
 
City view the terrace of the castle ( © Jean Espirat )City view the terrace of the castle ( © Jean Espirat )
Panorama from the castle terrace ( © Jean Espirat )Panorama from the castle terrace ( © Jean Espirat )
 
courtyard of castle Belfort ( © Jean Espirat )courtyard of castle Belfort ( © Jean Espirat )

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WEATHER

Friday 28 November
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Min. 1°C - Max. 7°C
Saturday 29 November
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Sunday 30 November
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLes Capucins  
9
Belfort
The Hotel-Restaurant Les Capucins is installed since 1957 along the Tasty in the center of Belfort. Renovated in 2010, this magnificent building has lost none of its charm. Gilbert...
Located in Belfort31 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantAu Caquelon  
8.1
Belfort
TRACK - Just arrived, the tone is set! A pair of old wooden skis that decorate the walls, woodwork and friezes typical warm tones ... Au Caquelon, it is transported in a cozy mountain...
Located in Belfort22 € per person 
Alsatian restaurantLa Table   NEW
Belfort
Gourmet Invitation - La Table invites you to discover its design of the brewery in Belfort. A red stone building, modern decor and neat with a large bar, a friendly atmosphere conducive...
Located in Belfort30 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 3 bedroomsLe Bambois    
8.7
Autrechêne
At the end of the village, the owner of the cottage « The Bambois » offers 3 bedrooms upstairs : the «Green Room», Louis xv style, is equipped with a double bed, a small private living...
Located 8.6 km from BelfortFrom 55 € to 68 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsLes Champsbayeux    
9.4
Étueffont
In the Regional Park of Ballons des Vosges, etueffont, on the edge of the forest, 20 'Belfort, Astrid and Daniel offer their rooms 4 and 3 ears and, if desired, their table hosts. *...
Located 10.3 km from BelfortFrom 52 € to 77 € the double room 
Farm with 2 bedroomsLe hameau de Maturomont    
9.6
Luze
Located LUZE, small rural village in Haute-Saone well is near Belfort-Montbeliard (15 km), on the borders of Alsace, the Vosges and Switzerland (30 km). Our accommodation is a renovated...
Located 10.8 km from Belfort67 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 2 personsT2 de tourisme ou d'affaires à Belfort  
9.3
Belfort
Beautiful T2 of 47m² fully renovated condominium located along the park Douce and close to tennis and swimming pools in the city of Belfort. A 5 minutes from downtown by car 8mn bus....
Located in Belfort300 € per week 
House for 8 personsHameau du Coucou  
9.2
  SPECIAL OFFER
Petit-Croix
Nice and bright home in quiet countryside with swimming pool (open from April to October), on 12 acres of land in a quiet village of 330 inhabitants. A 1 km (Montreux -Chateau) all...
Located 9.2 km from BelfortFrom 500 € to 900 € per week 
Farm for 8 personsLe hameau de maturomont  
9.8
Luze
It was at Luze (small rural village, which although in Haute-Saone is near Belfort, Montbéliard and the borders of atsac, the Vosges and the Swiss), we renovated a farmhouse and creates...
Located 10.8 km from Belfort280 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
135 places over 2,5 haCamping Les Castors***    
7.6
Burnhaupt-le-Haut
At the foot of the Vosges 20min to 5min of Mulhouse on the A36 Camping Les Castors welcomes you in a green setting, ensuring peace and tranquility surrounded by river, lakes and forests,...
Located 24 km from Belfort14.20 € per day 
100 places over 3 haCamping les bouleaux    
9.3
Ranspach
Camping Family of 4h. A. with 110 marked pitches, shady or sunny and equipped with connections électriques. Dans bloomed nicely this site you will find peace and enjoy the charm confort....
Located 29 km from BelfortFrom 13.50 € to 19.40 € per day 
76 places over 1 haCamping*** Les Lûmes    
9.4
L'Isle-sur-le-Doubs
Located in the heart of the Franche-Comte halfway between Besançon and Montbeliard. The Lumes welcomes you in a green and friendly.  Its 76 sites are on average 70 m² shaded or sunny....
Located 30 km from Belfort13.20 € per day 

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HOTELS

Premiere Classe Belfort - Hotel in BelfortPremiere Classe Belfort     
6.9
Belfort
Easily accessible from the A36 motorway and a few minutes from the town centre, Hotel Première Classe Belfort is the perfect choice for leisure or business travellers. The highest levels...
Located in BelfortRoom from 35 €
Les Capucins - Hotel in BelfortLes Capucins     
8
Belfort
Les Capucins is centrally located in a former brewery, just 500 metres from the Belfort Train Station. A 15-minute drive from Belfort-Montbéliard TGV Station, it offers air-conditioned...
Located in BelfortRoom from 44 €
ibis budget Belfort - Hotel in Belfortibis budget Belfort     
6.8
Belfort
The ibis Budget hotel is located 2 km from Belfort town centre and its Lion de Belfort sculpture. It offers rooms and suites with satellite TV and free Wi-Fi access. A full buffet breakfast...
Located in BelfortRoom from 35 €

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Hôtel Boreal
Located near the river in the city centre, this 4-star hotel is just 300 metres from Belfort Train Station. It offers free Wi-Fi access and contemporary...
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