Destination guide

Head to the rustic city of Franche-Comte

The countryside and waterfalls provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday 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 holiday or a trip with friends, 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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Travelling 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 centre.

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 near Franche-Comté?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,617 holiday rentals near Franche-Comté. From 334 Chalets to 440 Houses, find unique holiday homes 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:

  • Chamonix-Mont-Blanc: 3,893 holiday rentals
  • Lausanne: 51 holiday rentals
  • Switzerland: 10,777 holiday rentals
  • Avoriaz: 523 holiday rentals
  • Bern: 34 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Franche-Comté! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals 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 rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Chamonix-Mont-Blanc: 3,893 holiday homes
  • Lausanne: 51 holiday homes
  • Bern: 34 holiday homes
  • Geneva: 81 holiday homes
  • Boltigen: 563 holiday homes

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 holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Franche-Comté are:

  • Lyon Part-Dieu Railway Airport (XYD): 1,011 holiday houses
  • Lausanne (QLS-Blecherette): 137 holiday houses
  • Belfort (BOR): 257 holiday houses

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Franche-Comté?

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

  • Stade de I'lll: 291 holiday rentals
  • Vevey (ZKZ-Vevey Train Station): 679 holiday rentals
  • Kayserberg Castle: 2,352 holiday rentals
  • LE CHATELARD GIETROZ CH (Station): 3,344 holiday rentals
  • Notre-Dame de la Prevote Church: 49 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 homes.

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