Rent a car in Besancon and discover this delightful French city, your way. Start your tour in the charming city center, where you'll find cobbled courtyards, sloping roofs and picturesque external staircases. From there, you'll find it easy to visit many of the city's top attractions, including the stunning citadel. Considered one of France's finest, this collection of fortifications is encircled by ramparts, walkways and watchtowers that offer amazing views of the old town.
Relax on the banks of the beautiful River Doubs, explore the city's fascinating heritage sites or enjoy a peaceful afternoon strolling through some of its galleries – there's plenty to keep you occupied in this unspoilt city. Make your trip your own and discover your favorite side of the city.
Ready to fall in love with a peaceful, yet treasure-filled location? Book a cheap car rental in Besancon and start planning your trip.
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Besancon is a fantastic choice for art lovers thanks to its great collection of galleries and excellent architectural highlights. Spend a day soaking up the masterpieces hanging in the Musée des Beaux Arts, check out the stunning cathedral and admire the astronomical clock. You can also find out more about the people and traditions that have moulded Franche-Comté over the years in the Musée Comtois.
With a Besancon car rental, you'll be perfectly placed to get to know a few of the other fantastic destinations located nearby. Plan a day trip to Dijon, capital of the Burgundy region, or discover the gorgeous examples of historic architecture in Beaune. Other top picks include Vezelay, Vesoul and Chalon-sur-Saône.
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