Tourism in Franche-Comté

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Tourism, holidays & travel in Franche-Comté

Boasting a rich natural heritage ranging from the mountains and forests of Jura to the "mille étangs" (thousand ponds) plateau of the Haute-Saône, through the Vosges massif, Franche-Comté is a favourite destination for lovers of nature tourism and unspoiled landscapes. In addition to its beautiful natural sites, Franche-Comté also offers a beautiful architectural heritage as well as famous specialities.

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TOURISM IN FRANCHE-COMTÉ

The Doubs offers a large choice of great places of interest to discover with its big forests crossed by numerous hiking trails, its beautiful villages and its fortified city Besançon, capital of Franche-Comté.

Forests, rivers, vast green spaces and the "mille étangs" (thousand ponds) plateau characterise the Haute-Saône nicknamed the “green island".

The Jura massif, composed of wonderful landscapes of spruce forests, high mountain pastures, lakes and waterfalls, rich built heritage and delicious specialities are some of the features of the department of Jura.

Smallest département in France, the Territoire de Belfort is home to the city of Belfort and its imposing citadel, floral villages, the Malsaucy lake and the Alsace mountains.

 

CITIES & TOWNS

Besançon
Saint-Hippolyte
Belfort
Clairvaux-les-Lacs
Saint-Claude
Pontarlier
Baume-les-Messieurs
Ornans
Arbois

Moirans-en-Montagne
Château-Chalon
Malbuisson
Vesoul
Montbéliard
Luxeuil-les-Bains
Poligny
Port-sur-Saône
All cities & towns Franche-Comté

 

EVENTS

Eurockéennes
Idéklic

Morteau Festival
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PHOTOS

Photos of the Doubs
Photos of the Haute-Saône

Photos of the Jura
Photos of the Territoire de Belfort

 

NATIONAL LABELS

Cities of art and history
Most beautiful villages of France
Most beautiful detours in France
Green resorts
Listed resorts

Family Plus
Towns and villages in Bloom
Blue Flag
Small Towns of Character

 

LEISURE ACTIVITIES

Horse-drawn carriage tours with a driver guide
Cellar tour and Jura wine tasting
Helicopter flight around Montbéliard
Fly fishing course
Visit an absinthe distillery
Treasure hunt in a hedged maze

Mountain bike ride on the wine route
Karting at a complex with a restaurant
Tree and rock-climbing adventure trail
Horse ride among vineyards and lakes
Fly fishing in the Jura rivers
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ACCOMMODATION

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TRAVEL & HOLIDAYS IN FRANCHE-COMTÉ

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