Sheltered by its imposing fortifications Besançon protects its prestigious heritage and quality of life. Renaissance houses and mansions punctuate the 18th century discovery walks in the heart of the old city.
Feel free to push a few gates, they open very often admirable courtyards stairs to open cages, subtly adorned with ironwork and carved balusters. Shepherd, Victor Hugo ... places evoke celebrities born or who stayed in Besançon. City of art and history, world heritage by UNESCO through the genius of Vauban.