Besançon (French and Arpitan: French pronunciation: [bəzɑ̃sɔ̃] ; archaic German: Bisanz, Latin: Vesontio) is the capital of the department of Doubs and of the Franche-Comté region in eastern France, close to the border with Switzerland. In 2013, it had a population of 116,952. Once proclaimed first green city of France, it has been labeled a "Town of Art and History" since 1986. Since 2008, Besançon's Vauban citadel has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Wikipedia
Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Besançon, France. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. Besançon is located at a short trip away from Annecy a major city in France. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Annecy for its bountiful attractions like Lake Annecy, Gorges Du Fier, La Vieille Ville on your trip to Besançon. Also, to reach Besançon, you'll have to take a flight to Annecy; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.
Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Besançon.