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Attractions in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté

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There are plenty of places to see and visit in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté

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    Ballon d'Alsace

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    Here René Pottier defeated on 11 July 1905 the first pass of the Tour de France. The balloon d'Alsace then remained unrivaled for five years - until you discovered the …

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    The Doubs river makes an extreme horseshoe bend in Besançon, creating a very high peninsula, topped by the Citadelle. The bike trail follows the historic canal, which avoids the potentially …

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    Voie Verte Canal du Centre

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    The bike path (Loire bike path) is one of the most beautiful paths I drove.

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    Pic de l'Aigle

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    On the almost 1000 meter high Giepfel you have a very nice view of the Alps with Mont Blac. On the other side you can see the two beautiful lakes …

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    All these canals are excellent ways to bike on the trails, or rather busy roads, this is another one that could help make this ride into a loop.
    The Haute-Saône …

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    Écluse Deluz

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    Nice stop to explore the historic setting while taking a rest and resupply for cyclists on the Eurovelo Doubs bike route: Information, toilets, showers, kiosk with snacks and drinks. Rest …

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    Château Cormatin

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    The castle and the garden are really beautiful. In good weather you should take 2-3 hours to sit in peace in the different gardens.
    The gardens are well maintained. The …

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    Ballon de Servance

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    For driving up I can recommend the southern route, but unfortunately I drove this only down. The way to go downhill is a little too violent, very narrow, poorly visible, …

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    Beaune

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    HOSPICES DE BEAUNE - Hôtel-Dieu
    A hospital foundation from the Middle Ages, the Hospices de Beaune is one of France’s most prestigious historic monuments. Its flamboyant Gothic architecture, its polychrome …

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    Chalon-sur-Saône, vieille ville

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    Chalon in the 19th century is best known as the birthplace of photography. Its most famous resident, Nicéphore Niépce museum contains some early photography relics, located on the Quai des …

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    Saint-Jean-de-Losne is one of the smaller towns in France. With big river port. It is located at the crossroads of waterways along the Saône, which serves as the main canal or the Burgundy Canal du Rhône au Rhin at Saint-Symphorien-sur-Saone.

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    Baume-les-Messieurs

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    Ancient and once important Benedictine monastery, whose origins date back to the Christianization of France in the 6th century. After 900, the still more famous abbey was founded in Cluny …

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    Abbaye de Cluny

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    Even the remaining sections of this once largest church in the world are still impressive: Cluny Abbey (or Cluni, or Clugny, French pronunciation: ​[klyni]) dedicated to St Peter, is a …

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    L'Isle-sur-le-Doubs 🌊

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    L'Isle-sur-le-Doubs is a commune in the Doubs department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region in eastern France. The EuroVelo6 route crosses the river here on a cool bridge with views along the …

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    Pont en Saint-Léger-sur-Dheune

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    The bridge spans the excellent paved flat bike trail and the historic 1793 Canal du Centre, connecting at Chalon-sur-Saône the transeuropean EuroVelo 6 route (coming from the Black Sea) with …

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    Savigny-lès-Beaune, with its two wings and four round towers, dates from the 14th century and was rebuilt after being destroyed in the 17th century. It is a monument historique since …

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    Vézelay

    Hiking Highlight

    Vezelay is a beautiful little town and contains the famous Vézelay Abbey which is a Benedictine and Cluniac monastery. It was constructed between 1120 and 1150. Unfortunately during my visit the abbey was undergoing extensive renovation.

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    L'Abbeye de Cluny

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    The Romanesque Benedictine abbey church was the largest church in the West until the construction of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. It is believed that the abbey church could hold …

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    You drive through the winding streets of the picturesque village of Saint-Père in the valley before Vézelay and then the BVlick opens onto this village church! An incredible porch in …

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    Lac des Settons

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    The Lac des Settons is a reservoir in the French department of Nièvre, located about 30 kilometers northwest of Autun.

    The dammed since 1858 lake is 3.6 km ² in …

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