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Besançon Destination Guide

Delve into Besançon in France!

Besançon in the region of Franche-Comté with it's 128,426 residents is located in France - some 202 mi (or 326 km) South-East of Paris, the country's capital.

Map of the area of Besançon in France

Current time in Besançon is now 11:12 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Paris" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Geneva, Brussels, Tallenay, Serre-les-Sapins, Saone or Genoa. While being here, make sure to check out Thise, Pirey, Morre, Montfaucon, Miserey-Salines and Auxon-Dessous as well. We discovered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

19°C / 66 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 6°C / 42 °F
Evening Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Night Temperature 11°C / 52 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 91%
Air Pressure 998.2 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Sunday, 24th of September 2017
Few clouds, light breeze.
Few clouds Day: 20°C (69 °F)
Night: 8°C (46 °F)
Monday, 25th of September 2017
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 19°C (67 °F)
Night: 13°C (56 °F)
Tuesday, 26th of September 2017
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 16°C (61 °F)
Night: 11°C (52 °F)

Videos

On to Alsace and Lorraine Karana's photo...

01:53 min ( December 14, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 424 - Rating: 5/5

Preview of Karana's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these videos...

Like A Lioness by Leah Rosier and Rise &...

01:57 min ( December 10, 2012 by Thomas Jacquot)
Views: 385 - Rating: 5/5

Like A Lioness by Leah Rosier and Rise & Shine Band at Le Maquis, Besançon 6/12/12 www.facebook.com www.facebook.com Vidéo par Rémy Lucas


Feu d'artifice du 14 juillet 2009 (Baume...

06:26 min ( September 24, 2009 by naimo2000)
Views: 338 - Rating: 5/5

Feu d'artifice du 14 juillet 2009 à Baume les Dames & Besançon

Appartement T1 en location et en vente ...

01:20 min ( June 03, 2012 by Frederic Feuvrier)
Views: 285 - Rating: 0/5

Location meublés et equipés pour étudiant ou autre. Pour tout renseignement voir le site internet : studiobisontin.jimdo.com Cet appartement est aussi en vente Renseignements téléphoniques au


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Besançon during the next days.

28
Sep
2017

FESTIVAL DETONATION 2017 - BILLET 1 JOUR JEUDI 28/09/17

Beginning: 07:30 pm (19:30).
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29
Sep
2017

FESTIVAL DETONATION 2017 - BILLET 1 JOUR VENDREDI 29/09/17

Beginning: 07:30 pm (19:30).
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30
Sep
2017

FESTIVAL DETONATION 2017 - BILLET 1 JOUR SAMEDI 30/09/17

Beginning: 06:00 pm (18:00).
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26
Oct
2017

ECOFIP : Atelier-déjeuner à Besançon

Beginning: 11:30 am (11:30).
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28
Oct
2017

DirrtyDishes - Le Citron Vert - "Citrik Birthday"

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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08
Nov
2017

Gauvain Sers

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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GAUVAIN SERS

Beginning: 08:30 pm (20:30).
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17
Nov
2017

CHRISTOPHE ALEVEQUE - CA IRA MIEUX DEMAIN

Beginning: 08:30 pm (20:30).
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23
Nov
2017

Messmer

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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24
Nov
2017

Carmina Burana

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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Interesting facts about this location

Jura Mountains

The Jura Mountains are a sub-alpine mountain range located north of the western Alps, separating the Rhine and Rhone rivers and forming part of the watershed of each. The range is predominantly located in France and Switzerland, extending into Germany. The name "Jura" is derived from juria, a Latinized form of a Celtic stem jor- "forest". The mountain range gives its name to the French department of Jura, the Swiss Canton of Jura, and the Jurassic period of the geologic timescale.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 47.25, 6.02 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Geological type localities, Jurassic, Mountain ranges of France, Mountain ranges of Switzerland, Physiographic provinces

École Nationale Supérieure de Mécanique et des Microtechniques

The École Nationale Supérieure de Mécanique et des Microtechniques (ENSMM) is a French school of engineering. It is part of Polyméca, a network of schools focusing on mechanical engineering.

More reading: École Nationale Supérieure de Mécanique et des Microtechniques homepage
Located at 47.25, 6.02 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Besançon, Education in Franche-Comté, Educational institutions established in 1902, Grandes écoles

Palais des Sports (Besançon)

Palais des Sports is an indoor sports arena, located in Besançon, France. The capacity of the arena is 4,000 people. It is currently home to the Besançon Basket Comté Doubs basketball team.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 47.25, 6.02 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Basketball venues in France, Buildings and structures in Besançon, Indoor arenas in France, Sport in Franche-Comté

Besançon Cathedral

Besançon Cathedral (Cathédrale Saint-Jean de Besançon) is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in the town of Besançon, France. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Besançon. The cathedral is sited near the base of Mont Saint-Étienne, below the citadel. To the east of the cathedral is the 16th century Porte Rivotte, with two round towers, and pedestrian walkways dating to the 19th century.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 47.25, 6.02 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Basilica churches in France, Buildings and structures in Besançon, Cathedrals in France, Churches in Doubs, Religion in Besançon, Visitor attractions in Besançon

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Besançon

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Besançon is a Latin Rite Roman Catholic ecclesiastical territory in France. It comprises the département of Doubs and the département of Haute-Saône, except for the canton of Héricourt. The current archbishop is Monseigneur André Jean René Lacrampe, who succeeded Monseigneur Lucien Daloz to this post on 13 August 2003.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 47.25, 6.02 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Religion in Besançon, Roman Catholic dioceses in France

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