Holiday rentals in the Franche Comté region - Gîtes de France® in Franche Comté
from our selection of 1,440 gîtes, chambres d'hôtes, group gîtes and
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Jura, Haute Saône and Territoire de Belfort regions.
The region is full of beautiful protected landscapes (the Haut-Jura and Ballons des Vosges Nature Parks), such as the Ballon d'Alsace, the countless lakes of the Haute-Saône region, the hillside vineyards of the Jura and Saint-Claude, the pipe makers' capital. With 5,350km of rivers, 80 lakes and 320 km of canals, water is everywhere you look.
On dry land, you will find a thriving cultural and industrial heritage. Visit the Saline Royale at Arc-et-Senans, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. there is also the Pasteur Route, fortifications built by Vauban, the Lion of Belfort and finally Besançon, the regional capital which is famous for its astronomical clock.
The region also offers many culinary specialities, such as the Morteau sausages, hams and several cheeses (Comté, Mont d'Or and Morbier), gingerbread and the white, rosé, red and yellow wines of the Jura.
Territoire de Belfort