Besançon
in Doubs of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
47.249 and 6.018 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 47° 14' 55" and E 6° 1' 5"
Currency and Currency Code:
Euro - EUR
Spoken languages:
French, Breton, Corsican, Catalan, Basque, Occitan
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 03:26 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Europe/Paris
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
8:09 am and 4:46 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Ouwenga
References
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Discover Besançon

Besançon in Doubs (Bourgogne-Franche-Comté) with it's 128,426 citizens is a town in France about 202 mi (or 326 km) south-east of Paris, the country's capital city.

Current time in Besançon is now 03:26 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Europe / Paris with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 12 airports near Besançon, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in France is Besançon Thise Airport in a distance of 4 mi (or 6 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in France is From the Great Saltworks of Salins-les-Bains to the Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans, the Production of Open-pan Salt in a distance of 23 mi (or 36 km), South. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Vesoul, Pontarlier, Dole, Lure and L'Abbaye. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 10°C / 51 °F

Morning Temperature 7°C / 44 °F
Evening Temperature 9°C / 47 °F
Night Temperature 6°C / 42 °F
Chance of rainfall 6%
Air Humidity 70%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Monday, 9th of December 2019

4°C (38 °F)
1°C (33 °F)
Snow, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 10th of December 2019

4°C (38 °F)
1°C (34 °F)
Light snow, calm, broken clouds.

Wednesday, 11th of December 2019

4°C (39 °F)
1°C (34 °F)
Snow, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Hôtel Mercure Besançon Parc Micaud

Address
0,8 mi
3 avenue Edouard Droz
25000 BESANCON
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Florel Logis

Address
0,3 mi
Rue de la Viotte 6
25000 Besancon
France

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Campanile Besancon-Ouest Chateaufarine

Address
4,1 mi
Rue Louis Aragon 4
25000 Besancon
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 6:00 - 23:00
Weekend: 6:00 - 23:00


Zenitude Hôtel - Résidence Les Hauts du Chazal

Address
3,3 mi
Rue Professeur Paul Milleret 22-26
25000 Besancon
France

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 6:30 - 21:00
Weekend: 7:00 - 21:00 (lunchbreak: 12:00 - 15:00)


Campanile Besancon Valentin

Address
2,3 mi
Rue de Chatillon 1
25048 Besancon CEDEX
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Kyriad Besancon Palente

Address
1,9 mi
Route de Marchaux 1
25000 Besancon
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 23:00
Weekend: 8:00 - 20:00


BW CITADELLE BESANCON

Address
1,3 mi
13 RUE LECOURBE
25000 Besancon
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 03:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Le Sauvage

Address
1,3 mi
Rue du Chapitre 6
25000 Besancon
France

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Restaurant Vesontio

Address
0,8 mi
3, ch. des Founottes
25000 Besancon
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:30 - 22:00
Weekend: closed


Zenitude Hôtel - Résidence La City

Address
0,9 mi
Avenue Louise Michel 11
25000 Besancon
France

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 21:00
Weekend: 7:30 - 18:00 (lunchbreak: 12:00 - 14:30)


Videos from this area

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Tramway de Besançon (2)

Published: September 10, 2014
Length: 15:04 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Funimag

Tramway de Besançon (Département du Doubs, France) Mis en service le 30 août 2014 Le matériel roulant choisi fait partie de la gamme Urbos construit par CAF (Construcciones y auxiliar de...


Tramway de Besançon : le chantier avance !

Published: January 07, 2013
Length: 25:40 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Ville de Besançon

Prenez de la hauteur ! Montez dans l'hélico et suivez la ligne du futur tramway de Besançon vue du ciel ! Tournage de la vidéo : janvier 2013. Le tram de Besançon sera livré en décembre...


Parkour in Besançon HD

Published: August 19, 2013
Length: 06:19 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: SOBOGWADA


Lydia Lunch, Harlem (Suicide), Besançon, Oct 10, 2014.

Published: November 04, 2014
Length: 23:24 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Sebastien Greppo

Lydia Lunch covers Harlem by Suicide during the Sick of Desire show in Besançon, with Benjamin Tenko and Winston Samsa.


Premier Roc Ruelles à Besançon

Published: July 04, 2012
Length: 46:54 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Ville de Besançon

1ère édition - Epreuves de VTT, trois manches de 30 minutes, des équipes de deux vététistes se relayant sur un parcours d'environ un kilomètre dans les ruelles au pied de la Citadelle...


[Tir Sportif] Championnat de FRANCE 2014 - Besançon - Finale Carabine 10m Cat. S1

Published: March 27, 2014
Length: 04:29 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Balbuzard90 | French Airsoft Player & Youtube

FINALE CARABINE 10 mètres Catégorie Sénior 1 Championnat de France de tir 2014 - Besançon, organisé par la FFTir.


Bonus #15: East Coast Family - Sur Besançon

Published: March 04, 2013
Length: 52:05 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: East Coast Family

Parkour & Freerunning France~ Spots: (Besançon, Lyon) Avec : Jeson Gallet, Jonathan Dumont, Sosow Cheriaa, Killian Touel, Benoit Benito Faivre, Louis Donzé. Après les départs de Lyon...


Gopro Piscine de Besançon

Published: November 03, 2012
Length: 10:29 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Inferno 610

petite vidéo teste avec Gopro HD2 de la piscine La Fayette de Besançon Ma chaîne : http://www.youtube.com/user/inferno610/videos.


[Besançon] CAF Urbos 3 n°819 - République

Published: March 15, 2015
Length: 13:56 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: billy69150

CAF Urbos 3 n°819 de la ligne 2 du réseau Ginko de Besançon marquant la station République, en direction de Gare Viotte.


Tramway de Besançon (4)

Published: September 11, 2014
Length: 42:35 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Funimag

Tramway de Besançon (Département du Doubs, France) Mis en service le 30 août 2014 Le matériel roulant choisi fait partie de la gamme Urbos construit par CAF (Construcciones y auxiliar de...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

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.

Located at 47.2431, 6.0219 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mountain ranges of France, Mountain ranges of Switzerland, Jurassic, Geological type localities, Physiographic provinces

University of Franche-Comté

The University of Franche-Comté is a French university in the Academy of Besançon with five campuses: Besançon, Belfort, Montbéliard (Doubs), Vesoul, and Lons-le-Saunier. It was founded in 1423 in Dole, at that time in the Duchy of Burgundy, and moved to Besançon in 1691 as Dole was being punished for having resisted too long against the king of France Louis XIV during its conquest of the region.

Located at 47.2406, 6.0225 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities in France, 1423 establishments in France, 1621 establishments in France, Educational institutions established in the 15th century, University of Franche-Comté

Jardin botanique de Besançon

The Jardin botanique de Besançon (Botanical Garden of Besançon), more formally the Jardin botanique de l'Université de Franche-Comté et de la Ville de Besançon, is a botanical garden located on the Place du Maréchal Leclerc, Besançon, Doubs, Franche-Comté, France. It is operated by the University of Franche-Comté and open daily; admission is free.

Located at 47.2433, 6.0145 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Gardens in Doubs, Botanical gardens in France, University of Franche-Comté

Église de la Madeleine (Besançon)

The église Sainte-Madeleine is a neoclassical 18th century hall church in the Battant district of Besançon, France, dedicated to Saint Mary Magdalene. Antoine-Pierre II de Grammont, the archbishop of Besançon, had it built from 1746 to 1766 to plans by the architect Nicolas Nicole.

Located at 47.24, 6.01917 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Roman Catholic churches in France, 1740s architecture, Churches in Doubs

Musée des Beaux-Arts et d'archéologie de Besançon

The Musée des Beaux-Arts et d'archéologie (Museum of Fine Arts and Archeology) in the French city of Besançon is the oldest public museum in France. It was set up in 1694, nearly a century before the Louvre became a public museum.

Located at 47.2402, 6.0231 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Art museums and galleries in France, 1694 establishments in France, Museums in Besançon, Archaeological museums in France, Art museums established in 1694

Chaprais

The Chaprais or Chaprais is a district of Besançon, which was developed from the second half of the 19th century. Located in north-east of the historic center, it has 15,500 inhabitants which makes the second bigger area of the city

Located at 47.2475, 6.02861 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Areas of Besançon

Battant (Besançon)

Battant is one of the oldest parts of Besançon, Doubs, France, and has been under architectural protection since 1964. It is situated on the right bank of the river Doubs, north of the ox-bow that encircles the center of the city. A bridge across the Doubs joins the two quarters, Battant and the La Boucle (The Oxbow), via the Vauban quay and Jouffroy d'Abbans Place. Today, Battant has become a popular district with a diverse population, numbering about 4,200 people.

Located at 47.2406, 6.01944 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Areas of Besançon

Saint-Claude (Besançon)

Saint-Claude is a large district of the east of Besançon.

Located at 47.2569, 6.01306 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Areas of Besançon

Synagogue of Besançon

The Synagogue of Besançon is the principal Jewish place of worship in the city of Besançon, France. The building is located in the area of Battant, near the old center of the town. It was built in 1869 and was inaugurated on 18 November. Since 1984 the building has been listed as a historical monument. A Jewish community formed in Free Imperial City of Besançon in the 14th century, after the expulsion of Jews from the Kingdom of France, but was forced to leave shortly thereafter.

Located at 47.2406, 6.02083 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Synagogues in France, Moorish Revival synagogues, Buildings and structures in Besançon, Religion in Besançon

Stade Léo Lagrange

Stade Léo Lagrange is a stadium in Besançon, France. It is currently used for football matches and is the home stadium of Besançon RC. The stadium holds 10,500 spectators.

Located at 47.2438, 6.00327 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in France, Velodromes in France, Besançon RC, Buildings and structures in Besançon, Visitor attractions in Besançon

Parlement of Besançon

The Parlement of Besançon was the Ancien Regime Parlement that dealt with the Franche-Comté. It was created in 1676. The previous Parlement for much of the reason had been at Dole, and had been created in 1422. In 1674, French troops took the city of Besançon, which the Treaty of Nijmegen (1678) then awarded to France. In 1676 the French authorities wound up the previously democratic form of government of the formerly Free City of Besançon.

Located at 47.2372, 6.02306 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Besançon, Parlements

Gare de Besançon-Viotte

Gare de Besançon-Viotte is the main railway station serving the city of Besançon, in the Doubs departement of eastern France.

Located at 47.2469, 6.02194 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in Franche-Comté, TER Franche-Comté

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