9 days in Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Itinerary

9 days in Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Itinerary

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9 days in Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Itinerary

Start: Paris
Train:  2​h 30​min
1
Besancon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Beaune
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Montbard
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Treigny
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Paris

2
nights
Besancon

Besancon ©
Proclaimed the first "green city" of France and labeled a "Town of Art and History," Besancon has plentiful mountain and river activities for you to enjoy.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Besancon: Belvedere des Quatre Lacs (in La Chaux-du-Dombief), La Grande Saline - Musée du Sel (in Salins-les-Bains) and Cascades du Hérisson (in Menetrux-en-Joux). There's still lots to do: make a trip to La Citadelle de Besancon, take in the dramatic scenery at La Cascade des Tufs, get a sense of history and politics at Palais de Justice de Besancon, and take in the waterfront at Quai Vauban.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Besancon online trip itinerary maker .

Paris to Besancon is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Beaune.

Things to do in Besancon

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

La Grande Saline - Musée du Sel, Belfort Citadel & The Lion of Belfort, Cascades du Hérisson, Cascade de l’Audeux, La Cascade des Tufs
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Cascades du Hérisson ©
Cascades du Hérisson
La Citadelle de Besancon ©
La Citadelle de Besancon
Quai Vauban ©
Quai Vauban

3
nights
Beaune

Beaune ©
The Wine Capital of the Burgundy region in the Côte-d'Or department, Beaune is a walled city with features remaining from the pre-Roman and Roman eras in eastern France.
Venture out of the city with trips to Reculee de Baume-les-Messieurs (in Baume-les-Messieurs), Abbey of Cluny (in Cluny) and Dijon (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Dijon, Place de la Liberation, & more). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu, pause for some serene contemplation at Collegiale Notre-Dame de Dole, browse the exhibits of Le Cassissium, and learn about winemaking at La Cave de l'Ange Gardien.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Beaune online trip maker .

Drive from Besancon to Beaune in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Beaune, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Montbard.

Things to do in Beaune

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Dijon, Le Cassissium, Reculee de Baume-les-Messieurs, Abbey of Cluny, Collegiale Notre-Dame de Dole
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La Cave de l'Ange Gardien ©
La Cave de l'Ange Gardien
Owl's Trail ©
Owl's Trail

2
nights
Montbard

Montbard ©
Montbard is a commune and subprefecture of the Côte-d'Or department in the Bourgogne region in eastern France.Montbard is a small industrial town on the river Brenne. On the 7th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Abbaye de Fontenay, do a tasting at Chablis Vititours, and then admire the striking features of Basilique Sainte Madeleine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the resident critters at Parc de l'Auxois, then see the interesting displays at MuseoParc Alesia, then stop by Yazmhil Et Brice Corman, Maroquiniers Createurs, and finally don't miss a visit to Chateau Ancy-le Franc.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Montbard trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Beaune to Montbard in 1.5 hours. July in Montbard sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Treigny.

Things to do in Montbard

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Basilique Sainte Madeleine, Chateau Ancy-le Franc, Chablis Vititours, Parc de l'Auxois, Yazmhil Et Brice Corman, Maroquiniers Createurs
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Abbaye de Fontenay ©
Abbaye de Fontenay
Chablis Vititours ©
Chablis Vititours
Chateau Ancy-le Franc ©
Chateau Ancy-le Franc

1
night
Treigny

Treigny ©
On the 9th (Thu), experience rural life at La Ferme du Chateau, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Saint-Fargeau, and then step into the grandiose world of Guédelon.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Treigny day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Montbard to Treigny takes 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Treigny

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Saint-Fargeau
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Guédelon ©
Guédelon
Chateau de Saint-Fargeau ©
Chateau de Saint-Fargeau
La Ferme du Chateau ©
La Ferme du Chateau