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Located in Eastern France in the region of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Besançon is a beautiful and historic city known for its impressive fortified citadel, small town charm, and abundant natural beauty. Making it an ideal option for those who wish to explore a less-touristy side of France. Founded by the Celts and later heavily influenced by Roman architecture, the city has a rich history that can be seen in its many museums, including the Museum of Fine Arts and Archaeology, one of the oldest public museums in France.
From Besançon, taking a car allows the visitor to embark on various exciting trips. A notable destination is Orleans, just about 4 hours away by car. This city is best known for its association with Joan of Arc and houses many attractions including the Historic Centre and the stunning Sainte-Croix Cathedral. Another great trip is to Dijon, a city famous for its mustard and Burgundy wines. It's just 1.5 hours away, making it a perfect choice for a day trip.
Furthermore, just a short car journey outside of Besançon brings the visitor to the scenic Franche-Comté region, known for its stunning natural parks, such as the Regional Natural Park of the Orient Forest. Within an hour drive from the city, this region offers many opportunities for hiking, bird watching and exploring picturesque villages. A visit to Haut-Jura, a stunning natural park that borders Switzerland, is highly recommended. Roughly two hours by car from Besançon, it is a perfect destination for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers.