Besançon is the capital of the department of Doubs and is the principal town of the Franche-Comté region of eastern France. An elegant 17th century city with a tradition in clockmaking, Besançon which lies on the River Doubs is close to the border with Switzerland and is just over 400 kilometres to the south-east of Paris.
From the Besancon Travel Guide
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After 4 nights on the farm we were ready to resume our daily trek, but only made two days and 100km before arriving in Besancon. Had to stay a couple of days. Entrance to Besnacon From the Citadel Guards lookout Central Besancon Streets of Besancon ...
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