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Holiday Homes, Gites & Villas for rent in France
Holiday gites cost less if booked direct with the owner
Population. Ranked 20th
Departments. Doubs 25
Haute Saone 70
Area. 16202 km˛
varied beauty, for Franche Comte has great forests, lakes, rivers,
waterfalls, hidden valleys and gorges, mountain villages and spar towns.
Besancon lies in the valley of the Doubs and is by the Citadelle, a Vaubans masterpiece. Besancon also has a renown art museum.
Ornans, on the river Loue contains some beautful ancient houses which overhang the river,
Dole is the birth place of Louis Pasteur.
The Jura Mountains is ideal for the winter skier who prefers nature to crowds, renown for is cross country ski runs.