City of Arts and Culture
Discover this important cultural center of Besançon which houses the Conservatoire du Grand Besançon and the Fonds Régional d'Art Contemporain. Many events are organized there throughout the year: conferences, concerts, exhibitions...
Museum of Fine Arts and Archaeology
The Museum of Fine Arts and Archaeology is located in the old grain market. The museum's collections are divided into three categories: fine arts, archaeology and drawing room.
Victor Hugo House
Welcome to the birthplace of the famous French writer Victor Hugo! This is not a museum retracing the author's life but rather a scenography presenting his committed fights.
Located in the Gravelle Palace, the Museum of Time traces the history of watchmaking in Besançon by mixing the history of the city of Besançon and the story of the measurement of time. Very beautiful collections are to be discovered.
Citadelle de Besançon
Architectural marvel signed by Vauban, the Citadel of Besançon is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a perfect example of 17th century military architecture.
Fine Arts Covered Market
Cheeses, cold cuts, wines... Come and do your shopping at the Beaux-Arts covered market! You will discover all the richness of the local gastronomy but also of the world.