Will give rise to a tumultuous history of 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 join the Haut-Rhin and officially became the 90th French department in 1922, reporting from the Franche-Comté.
Belfort Territory, located between the Vosges and Jura, near Alsace, Switzerland and Germany is:
A rich heritage of the city of Belfort: the Lion, the Vauban citadel, its old town, its audio-guided tour in the heart of fortifications, fortified his belt ...
Exceptional natural sites: the mass of the Ballon d'Alsace, the natural Malsaucy ....
Mixing gastronomy culinary traditions franc Comté and Alsace.
Unforgettable events and international reputation: the Eurockéennes Belfort, the International Festival of University Music (FIMU) ...
Visit Belfort and discover:
Vauban citadel guarded by its famous Lion overlooking the old Belfort typical and picturesque alleys.
The citadel of freedom, of course audio tour in the heart of the fortress. Discover the history Belfort!
Museums open all year history museum, museum of fine arts museum of modern art.
Brisach door, the only door kept fortifications.
The Cathedral of Saint-Christophe whose organs are classified as a historical monument.
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 trails, two large hiking trails: the GR5 and GR7.
Hiking forts which to discover the fortified belt Belfort.
Many routes cycling.
Cycle routes which Eurovélo6 which crosses the department.
Two nautical bases: leisure and nautical Malsaucy, home to the House Environment and nautical base of the pond Forges.
Two acrobranches, paragliding, golf, balloon flights.
Many museums: Gantner in Lachapelle-sous-Lime, agricultural Botans museum, museum of crafts and traditions Brebotte mill hydraulic Courtelevant, Frédéric Japy museum in Beaucourt, forge museum Étueffont.