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Besancon Map, France

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Besancon Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Besancon with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Besancon useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Besancon!

Besancon History

After the Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I married Mary of Burgundy in the 1400’s, the city came under the influence of the Spanish dukes of Burgundy.  One of the major marks of the Spanish influence on the city is La Citadelle, a defensive complex which was built beginning in 1668.  At the end of the Franco-Dutch war in 1678, during which French troops took Besancon, a section of the former kingdom of Burgundy was... read more

Besancon Travel Guide

The city of Besançon is around 325 kilometers from the city of Paris (which is also the capital city of France), around 125 kilometers away from Lausanne (which is part of Switzerland), around 100 kilometers away from the city of Dijon (which is part of Burdungy), and around 100 kilometers from the city of Belfort (which is also part of Franche - Comté). read more

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