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At the crossroads of several tourist routes and major roads, Besançon offers travelers everything they need to make a pleasant stopover on their journey. Here, all visitors are welcome, regardless of their mode of travel: by car, motor home, motorcycle, bicycle or on foot… In the Doubs, motorcyclists are particularly pampered in the Motards Bienvenus network’s reception sites spread throughout the department, which is full of breathtaking landscapes. Located on the route of the Eurovélo 6 Nantes-Budapest, the city of Comte also offers many services to cyclists passing along the Doubs: accommodation, restaurants, stores where to do shopping, bike repair and sport stores for equipment and accessories…


Our selection of visits

If you’re out for a day trip, or if you’re stopping off in the Greater Besançon area, take the time to wander through the streets of the city on an urban stroll in the heart of the loop. You’ll come across a few must-see sites that might make you want to come back if you don’t have enough time to visit them…

Our suggestions for "top time" leisure activities

You don’t have much time to spend here, but you want to make the most of it? Discover our selection of “top time” activities that will allow you to keep a good memory of your stay in the region, however short it may be.

Our gourmet addresses and local products

During a lunch break or a dinner in the agglomeration, make your taste buds vibrate with Franc-Comtois dishes and many other culinary specialties. In our address book, you will also find a suggestion of shops where you can stock up on regional products.

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Le Tandem

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La Cave aux Fromages

Our shopping tips

If you are passing through the region, you will find all the stores you need to continue your journey. Don’t hesitate to push the door to find something to satisfy your most down-to-earth needs, and your most futile desires.

© Crédits photos : ©Ville de Besançon - Grand Besançon Métropole, ©Office de Tourisme et des Congrès de Grand Besançon Métropole