Franche-Comté

Travel Guide Europe France Franche-Comté

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Introduction

The departements of Doubs and Jura, which form much of Franche-Comté, must be some of the most neglected in France.

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Geography

Jura has a frontier with the Swiss Jura and has picturesque mountains. Doubs, which contains the capital of Franche Comté is an area where beautiful rivers predominate.

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Cities, towns and villages

  • Besançon - Doubs - capital - fine walk up to the Citadelle at the top.
  • Arc-et-Senans
  • Baume-les-Dames
  • Baume-les-Messieurs - near Cirque de Baume (see below), it has an interesting abbey open to the public.
  • Rennes-sur-Loue
  • Ornans
  • Belfort
  • Dole
  • Lons-le-Saunier
  • Montbéliard
  • Vesoul

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Sights and Activities

Cirques

All of the cirques below can easily be seen in a single car journey and all are worth seeing

  • Cirque de Baume - this is probably the best of all.
  • Cirque de Consolacion
  • Cirque du Fer a Cheval
  • Cirque de Ladoye

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Sleep

  • Claudine Tribut Faure, Rennes-sur-Loue: Phone: + 03.81.63.52.62 Camping and B&B

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