Best Things To Do in Besançon, France

Whether you're visiting Besançon for a few days or are a localite, Besançon is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Besançon. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Besançon. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Besançon. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Besançon keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Besançon listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

Check out free places to visit in Besançon which you can visit without spending a penny. Handpicked tours, day trips, and excursions in Besançon will make your visit comfortable. You will also find the opening and closing time, along with the time required to cover major attractions. This will help you to have a flawless plan without much hassle. We have also included eateries in Besançon recommended by locals.

Tourist Attractions in Besançon

Take a look at these famous tourist attractions in Besançon that are a must-visit!

  1. #1 of 76 Things To Do in Besançon
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    Franciscains De Besancon

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Fraternité franciscaine, Chemin de la Chapelle des Buis, 25000 Besançon, France

    This is a Catholic church located in the small hilly area in town. The building is lovely and the interiors are rather simple. High windows and doors are traditionally designed. The view from the gate...Read more

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    Besancon Astronomical Observatory

    Tags: Observatory

    Address: 41 Avenue de l'Observatoire, 25000 Besançon, France

    The Besançon Astronomical Observatory, is an official observatory operated by the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, which is the national center for scientific research. The observa...Read more

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    Le Minautore

    Tags: Architecture , Sculpture

    Address: 37 Quai de Strasbourg, 25000 Besançon, France

    If you happen to nurture a great taste and passion about archaic and aesthetic architectures and sculptures, Le Minautore, Besançon should definitely be your next best destination calling you f...Read more

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    Ancien Funiculaire De Bregille Image
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    Address: 1 Chemin des Aiguillettes, 25000 Besançon, France

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    Eric PESEUX

    C'est magnifique !! Il serait très agréable de pouvoir l'emprunter pour monter a Bregille

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    Tags: Park

    Address: 18 Rue Alain Savary, 25000 Besançon, France

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
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    Hamed Cheatsazan

    Très agréable!!

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    Timings: 08:30 am - 07:00 pm Details
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    Nadine Delacq

    vraiment très bien

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    Musee Du Temps  Image
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    Tags: Museum

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
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    Alex Damacus

    A beautiful museum about the watch making industry in Besancon. It has a lot of interesting watches from various centuries, some being truly incredible for their time. First two floors is only watches...

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    Tags: Mosque

    Address: Rue de Chalezeule, 25000 Besançon, France

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    ALLAOUI ISMAILA

    Superbe mosquée

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