9 days in Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Itinerary

9 days in Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Itinerary

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Treigny
— 1 night
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Montbard
— 2 nights
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Besancon
— 2 nights
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Menetrux-en-Joux
— 1 night
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Dijon
— 2 nights

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Treigny

Treigny ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Guédelon, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Saint-Fargeau, and then relax in the rural setting at La Ferme du Chateau.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Treigny holiday planning website.

London, UK to Treigny is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Treigny. In August, daily temperatures in Treigny can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Montbard.

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Castle
Guédelon
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Montbard

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Montbard is a commune and subprefecture of the Côte-d'Or department in the Bourgogne region in eastern France.Montbard is a small industrial town on the river Brenne. On the 10th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Abbaye de Fontenay, meet the residents at Parc de l'Auxois, and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Sainte Colombe en Auxois. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Chateau Ancy-le Franc, do a tasting at Chablis Vititours, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Sainte Madeleine, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre-Dame de Saint-Pere.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Montbard trip planner.

You can drive from Treigny to Montbard in 2 hours. In August in Montbard, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Besancon.

Things to do in Montbard

Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries · Zoos & Aquariums

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Must see
Chablis Vititours
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World heritage site
Abbaye de Fontenay
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Besancon

Besancon ©
Proclaimed the first "green city" of France and labeled a "Town of Art and History," Besancon has plentiful mountain and river activities for you to enjoy.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): don't miss a visit to La Citadelle de Besancon, then get engrossed in the history at Musee de la Resistance et de la Deportation, and then explore the ancient world of Chateau de Montfaucon. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Point de vue du Moine, take in the dramatic scenery at La Cascade des Tufs, then see the interesting displays at La Grande Saline - Musée du Sel, and finally admire the sheer force of Source du Lison.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Besancon trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Montbard to Besancon takes 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Besancon can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Menetrux-en-Joux.

Things to do in Besancon

Nature · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

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Waterfall
Source du Lison
4.8

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Menetrux-en-Joux

Menetrux-en-Joux ©
On the 14th (Fri), head outdoors with Les Gorges de la Langouette, head outdoors with La Cascade de la Billaude, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cascades du Hérisson.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Menetrux-en-Joux trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Besancon to Menetrux-en-Joux takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Menetrux-en-Joux are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Dijon.

Things to do in Menetrux-en-Joux

Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

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Outdoor Activity
Les Gorges de la Langouette
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Dijon

Dijon ©

Gateway to Burgundy

Perhaps best known for its locally produced mustard, Dijon also makes a wonderfully flavorful crème de cassis, or blackcurrant liqueur, and boasts excellent examples of regional architecture with polychrome roofs made of tiles in terracotta, green, yellow, and black placed in geometric patterns.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Savigny-les-Beaune, examine the collection at Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu, then learn about winemaking at La Cave de l'Ange Gardien, and finally make a trip to Le Cassissium. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon, walk along Owl's Trail, admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Dijon, don't miss a visit to Place de la Liberation, then don't miss a visit to Tour Philippe le Bon, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Paroisse Notre-Dame De Dijon.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Dijon online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Menetrux-en-Joux to Dijon by car takes about 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Dijon

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Trails

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