Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #4 in Besançon, France


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 3.5 km
Ascend 67 m
Descend 55 m

Explore Besançon in France with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Besançon

Sight 1: Église Saint-Martin des Chaprais

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Église Saint-Martin des Chaprais Bernard Girard / CC BY-SA 1.0

The Church of Saint-Martin des Chaprais is a Roman Catholic church located in the Chaprais district of Besançon, Doubs. It is dedicated to Saint Martin, apostle of the Gauls.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Martin des Chaprais (FR)

1271 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 2: Promenade Micaud

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Parc Micaud or Promenade Micaud is a public garden in Besançon located on the banks of the Doubs River. It is named after Jean-Agathe Micaud, former mayor of Besançon from 1835 to 1843, and initiator of the park in 1843.

Wikipedia: Parc Micaud (FR)

1031 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 3: Synagogue de Besançon

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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.

Wikipedia: Synagogue of Besançon (EN)

110 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 4: Hôtel de Champagney

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The Hôtel de Champagney is a private mansion located in Besançon in the Doubs department.

Wikipedia: Hôtel de Champagney (FR)

1054 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 5: Usine Dodane

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The Dodane watchmaking factory is a building in the city of Besançon built by the architect Auguste Perret. The factory and the garden have been listed as historical monuments since 20 June 1986.

Wikipedia: Usine des horlogeries Dodane (FR)


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