As one of Vauban’s major masterpieces, and now magnificently restored, the Citadel of Besançon is considered to be one of the most beautiful in France. Its fortifications are included in the list of UNESCO world heritage sites. It is a cultural and tourist mecca and houses, among others, a zoological garden, the Museum of Resistance* and Deportation and the Comtois Museum.
*Closed until 2023more
As a Royal factory in the XVIIIth century, the Royal Saltworks was conceived by the visionary architect Claude-Nicolas Ledoux. As a unique testimony in the industrial history, it is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site.more
Open Air Museum of Comté Houses
Open Air Museum of Comté HousesVisit the open-air museum of the comtoises houses situated 15km from Besançon and discover Franche Comté in a 15 hectare park. 30 comtois buildings, among them a tuyé farm, gardens, orchards and vegetable gardens, animalsan ideal place for a week-end or a family trip. The park has activities....
Association Franche-Comté Evasion
Correspondance à adresser à : Musée de plein air des Maisons comtoises
Pôle Communication-Accueil Rue du musée
25 360 NANCRAY
Tél. 03 81 55 29 77
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