Destination guide

Head to the rustic city of Franche-Comte

The countryside and waterfalls provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Franche-Comte. Renowned for its canoeing, archaeology and cheese shops, this city welcomes all visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Franche-Comte

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Franche-Comte is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gouffre de Poudrey (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Le Grand Taureau (25.9 mi / 41.7 km)
  • Lac Saint-Point (28.5 mi / 45.9 km)
  • Ludolac (29.2 mi / 47 km)
  • Notre Dame de La Motte a Vesoul (29.3 mi / 47.1 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Franche-Comte

The nearest airport is in Dole (DLE-Franche-Comte Regional), located 33.2 mi (53.4 km) from the city center.

If you prefer to travel by train, Besancon Saone Station, Morre Station and Besançon Mouillere Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay around Franche-Comté?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,584 holiday lettings near Franche-Comté. From 326 Chalets to 425 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Franche-Comté is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Franche-Comté?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Franche-Comté. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Seytroux: 2,113 holiday homes
  • Flaine: 243 holiday homes
  • Switzerland: 10,156 holiday homes
  • Côte-d'Or: 1,048 holiday homes
  • Jura: 775 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Franche-Comté! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Franche-Comté?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Franche-Comté with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Seytroux: 2,113 holiday lettings
  • Gérardmer: 1,441 holiday lettings
  • Morzine: 3,387 holiday lettings
  • Crouzet-Migette: 34 holiday lettings
  • Turbach: 479 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Franche-Comté?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Franche-Comté are:

  • Houssen Airport (CMR): 1,314 self catering accommodations
  • Sion Airport (SIR): 4,080 self catering accommodations
  • Lausanne (QLS-Blecherette): 87 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Franche-Comté?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Franche-Comté. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Jura Mountains Regional Natural Park: 395 holiday rentals
  • Les Portes du Soleil: 4,564 holiday rentals
  • Grand Massif: 3,760 holiday rentals
  • Les Gets Ski Resort: 6,545 holiday rentals
  • Champery Ski Resort: 6,431 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Franche-Comté listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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