Destination guide

Why people love visiting rustic Besancon

The area's museums and monuments are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Besancon. This city's cycling, university setting and archaeology draw many visitors. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

How to get there

Travelling to and around Besancon

The nearest airport is in Dole (DLE-Franche-Comte Regional), located 31.2 mi (50.2 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Besançon Mouillere Station or Besançon Viotte Station to see more of the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Besançon?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 60 holiday lettings around Besançon. From 20 flats & apartments to 21 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Besançon? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Besançon. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Jean Minjoz Hospital: 96 holiday lettings
  • Besancon Citadel: 97 holiday lettings
  • Besancon Cathedral: 97 holiday lettings
  • Museum of Fine Arts and Archaeology of Besancon: 97 holiday lettings
  • Citadel of Besancon: 98 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Besançon listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Besançon?

Yes, of course. offers 20 Flats in Besançon. Our other popular types of Besançon holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 21 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 7 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Caravans and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Besançon?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in Besançon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.