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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 Travel Guide

The altitude for the city of Besançon is around 250 meters and the famous Mount Saint - Etienne is located on the southern side of the city. The height for this mountain is around 370 meters. The city of Besançon is also surrounded by 6 more mountain ranges which have the height ranging between 400 meters and 500 meters. read more

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

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