Between the Vosges and the Jura, Franche-Comté is one of those regions where the natural surroundings are second to none.
Verdant and friendly, Franche-Comté occupies France's mid-east, located between the old Duchy of Burgundy and Switzerland, and embraces the western part of the dramatic Jura Mountains.
Here are a few of the most interesting things to see when visiting Franche-Comté:
- Besançon citadel: High place of learning and knowledge with various museums ad a zoo.
- Peugeot adventure museum in Sochaux: Links the past, present and future with a display of 200 vehicles representing Peugeot's entire production through the ages.
- Chapel of Notre-Dame du Haut in Ronchamp: Masterpiece of the 20th century religious art, it features among Le Corbusier's greatest achievements.