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The Jura massif (in French: Massif du Jura)? it is a small mountain range whose highest point reaches 1,720 meters above sea level (Crêt de la Neige); It is located north of the Alps. It limits to the south with the Rhone basin and to the north it is limited by the Rhine and serves as a watershed between both rivers. It extends following approximately a southwest-northeast direction. In a broad sense, it affects the territories of France, Switzerland and Germany, being able to recognize the French-Swiss Jura, the German Jura and the Jura of Franconia.
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Besançon (in French, Besançon) is a French city and commune located in the east of the country, in the department of Doubs and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region. Located on the edge of the Jura massif, less than sixty kilometers from Switzerland, it is surrounded by hills and is crossed by the river Doubs. The population of the city proper is 116,466 inhabitants, and constitutes the center of a metropolitan area of 251,293 inhabitants.
Capital of the historical and cultural region of Franche-Comté, Besançon is today an important administrative center within the administrative region of Burgundy-Franche-Comté, housing the headquarters of the regional council and the academic region, as well as several regional directorates. It is also the seat of one of the fifteen French ecclesiastical provinces and one of the two divisions of the French Land Army.
Established in a meander of the Doubs River, the city plays an important role since the Gallo-Roman era under the name of Vesontio, capital of the Sécuanos. Its geography and its specific history have turned it into a military stronghold, a garrison city, a political center and a religious capital.
Historical cradle of French watchmaking, Besanzón has inherited this know-how to become an important industrial center formed by innovative companies in the field of microtechnology, micromechanics and biomedical engineering. University City, its university founded in 1423 welcomes more than 20,000 students every year, as well as about 4000 students from all over the world within the Center for Applied Linguistics.
Recognized as the greenest city in France, the city has a quality of life recognized nationally and highlighted by its social and environmental innovations. Besançon fortifications, in particular its citadel built by Vauban, are inscribed on the list of World Heritage Sites since 2008.
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Besançon Botanical Garden
The Botanic Garden of Besançon (in French: Jardin Botanique de Besançon or also more formally Jardin botanique de l'Université de Franche-Comté et de la Ville de Besançon) is a botanical garden and arboretto of 1 hectare extension, in the city of Besançon .
It is jointly administered by the municipality and the University of the Franche-Comté and houses some 5000 species of plants from both the Franche-Comté area and the entire world.
It is attached to the prestigious French-speaking association «Jardins botaniques de France et des pays francophones» (JBF).
The identification code of the Jardin botanique de l'Université de Franche-Comté et de la Ville de Besançon as a member of the "Botanic Gardens Conservation International" (BGCI), as well as the acronym for its herbarium is BESN.
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Fort Griffon is a 16th-century military fort, located in the French commune of Besançon, the region of Franche-Comté, and a monument inscribed on the Unesco World Heritage List in the so-called Vauban Fortifications.
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The Besanzón-Viotte station (in French: Gare de Besançon-Viotte) has been the main railway station of the French city of Besanzón, from the destruction in 1963 of the station of the Mouillère until the opening in 2011 of the station of Besanzón Franco County TGV.
The station was inaugurated in 1855, although the railway would not reach Besanzón until 1856.
Region of Burgundy-Franche-Comté
Burgundy-Franche-Comté (in French, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté) is one of the thirteen regions that, together with the overseas territories, make up the French Republic. Its capital is Besançon and its most populous city is Dijon.
It is located to the east of the country, limiting to the north with Great East, to the east with Switzerland, to the south with Auvergne-Rhône-Alps, to the west with Center-Loire Valley and to the northwest with Isle of France. With 2,816,000 inhabitants in 2012 it is the third least populated region - ahead of the Center-Loire Valley and Corsica, the least populated - and with 59 inhabitants / km², the second least densely populated, ahead of Corsica.
It was created by the territorial reform of 2014 merging Burgundy and Franco County, and entered into force on January 1, 2016.
Besançon Museum of Fine Arts and Archeology
The Museum of Fine Arts and Archeology (in French, musée des Beaux-Arts et d'Archéologie), in Besançon, is one of the oldest public museums in France, labeled as "Musée de France". It was created in 1694, almost a century before the Louvre museum.Select the dates of your stay