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Must-Sees

A historically fascinating city, Besançon is on the UNESCO World Heritage List because of its Vauban fortifications.
 Citadel

Citadel

Citadel

The Besançon Citadel, a Vauban masterpiece, is one of the most beautiful citadels in France. 

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 Victor Hugo's Birthplace

Victor Hugo's Birthplace

Victor Hugo's Birthplace

No. 140, Grande Rue is the place to learn about and reflect upon the extraordinary heritage, both literary and political, that he left for us.

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 MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS

MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS

MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS

The oldest public collection in France, the Museum of Fine Arts of Besançon was created in 1694.

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 Contemporary Art

Contemporary Art

Contemporary Art

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 Museum of Time

Museum of Time

Museum of Time

The Museum of Time, in Granvelle Palace, combines history, timepieces, clockmaking and science.

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International Music Festival
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Astronomical Clock
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