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Doubs Vacation Packages

Doubs, in Franche-Comte, France, is the kind of destination travelers reminisce about long after the holiday snaps have faded.

It’s about 95 miles (153 kilometers) from Strasbourg and about 85 miles (137 kilometers) from Lucerne, Switzerland.

The preserved fortresses and castles in Doubs are worth a visit. Chateau de Joux and Castle of the Dukes of Wurttemberg are just some of the historic castles, forts and other strongholds in this region.

If you’re at a loose end in Doubs, spend an afternoon at the Musee Courbet and the Peugeot Museum of Adventure. Follow a local guide or take a self-guided tour, study the collections or simply relax in the quiet space.

Explore the lives of the rich and famous of bygone days within the halls and grounds of Doubs’s beautifully preserved palace. The majestic Palais Granvelle is a wonderful time capsule, containing the very best design and craftsmanship of its time.

An old place of worship, among the most popular of the many historic sites in the city, is the Besancon Cathedral. Wander through this fascinating place, understand its history and discover why it is so popular with visitors and locals.

The Doubs’s regions wonderfully preserved fortifications are an evocative reminder of the area’s more turbulent times. Take your family to see the Besancon Citadel, and check the signs and inscriptions to find out more about what life was like here in the early days.

In addition to urban parks, Doubs also has several larger nature preserves where visitors can enjoy beautiful scenery and some notable trees, plants and birds. To tour one of the main local conservation preserves, head out to Le Grand Taureau.

Among the best historic attractions in Doubs is the Roman Theater. This site gives visitors the chance to learn about an important chapter in time. Most visitors explore this site and other local historic places for an understanding of the events that shaped this region.

Place du 8 Septembre is one of the most popular public gathering places in in the Doubs area. Bring a few friends and switch off your devices, this square is the place to step off life’s merry go round for while.

In this artistic city you’ll find a handful of interesting cultural centers and museums, such as the Musee des Beaux-Arts, where you can browse local collections. Even if you are only casually interested in art, this is a great place to spend time and learn about art history.


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Hôtel Siatel Aragon

Hôtel Siatel Aragon

8 Rue Louis Aragon, Besancon
3.3
of 5, from 29 reviews
0.0 out of 5.0

Situated in the shopping district, this hotel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Jean Minjoz Hospital and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Micropolis Conference Center. Pelote Tower and University of Franche-Comte are also within 6 miles (10 km).

L'annexe du 11

L'annexe du 11

11 rue du Chapitre, Besancon
3.0
of 5, from 1 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Located in Besancon Old Town, this apartment is within a 10-minute walk of Palais Granvelle and Besancon Citadel. Citadel of Besancon and Besancon Cathedral are also within 15 minutes.

£57
ibis Styles Besançon

ibis Styles Besançon

22b Rue De Trey, Besancon
4.3
of 5, from 342 reviews
0.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Besançon, this hotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Pelote Tower, Musee des Beaux-Arts and University of Franche-Comte. Hotel de Ville and Besancon Cathedral are also within 2 miles (3 km).

£52
Best Western Citadelle

Best Western Citadelle

13 Rue General Lecourbe, Besancon
4.3
of 5, from 250 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Located in Besancon Old Town, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Palais Granvelle, Besancon Citadel and Besancon Cathedral. Hotel de Ville and Citadel of Besancon are also within 10 minutes.

£26
Premiere Classe Besancon - Ecole Valentin

Premiere Classe Besancon - Ecole Valentin

7 Route d'Epinal, Besançon cedex, Ecole-Valentin
3.5
of 5, from 207 reviews
1.0 out of 5.0

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Pelote Tower, Musee des Beaux-Arts and University of Franche-Comte. Hotel de Ville and Besancon Cathedral are also within 3 miles (5 km).

£29
ibis budget Besancon Centre Gare

ibis budget Besancon Centre Gare

5, Avenue Foch, Besancon
3.8
of 5, from 79 reviews
2.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Besançon, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Pelote Tower, University of Franche-Comte and Musee des Beaux-Arts. Hotel de Ville and Besancon Cathedral are also within 1 mile (2 km).

£31
Hôtel Siatel Chateaufarine

Hôtel Siatel Chateaufarine

6, Rue Louis Aragon, Besancon
3.4
of 5, from 90 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Situated in the shopping district, this hotel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Jean Minjoz Hospital and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Micropolis Conference Center. Pelote Tower and University of Franche-Comte are also within 6 miles (10 km).

La Truite d'Or

La Truite d'Or

40 route de Besancon, Lods
3.9
of 5, from 12 reviews
2.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Lods, this hotel is 6.9 mi (11.1 km) from Musee Courbet and 11.7 mi (18.8 km) from Source de la Loue. Gouffre de Poudrey and Chateau de Joux are also within 20 miles (32 km).

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