Visit Bourgogne-Franche-Comté


Bourgogne-Franche-Comte is a region in the east of France, located on the border with Switzerland and Germany. It is known for its picturesque villages, vineyards, and forests. The capital city of the region is Dijon and other major towns include Besancon and Belfort.

For those looking to explore this beautiful part of France there are many sights to enjoy. One of these is the Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg, an impressive castle built in 1250 which overlooks nearby valleys. Another must-see attraction is Fort de Belfort which has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2008 due to its rich history.

In addition to its impressive landscapes Bourgogne-Franche-Comte also boasts an interesting history. During World War II it served as a base for Charles de Gaulle's Free French Forces during their fight against Nazi occupation. As such, it played an important role in the French Resistance movement and has become a symbol of national pride ever since.