8 days in Doubs Itinerary

8 days in Doubs Itinerary

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8 days in Doubs Itinerary

Start: Strasbourg
Train:  2​h
1
Besancon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Sochaux
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Strasbourg

2
nights
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.
Explore Besancon's surroundings by going to La Roche de Hautepierre (in Mouthier-Haute-Pierre) and Station de ski des Fourgs (in Les Fourgs). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to La Citadelle de Besancon, take some stellar pictures from Belvedere de Montfaucon, explore the ancient world of Chateau de Montfaucon, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Besancon online tour planner .

Strasbourg to Besancon is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Besancon can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sochaux.

Things to do in Besancon

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Montfaucon, La Roche de Hautepierre, Station de ski des Fourgs
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La Citadelle de Besancon ©
La Citadelle de Besancon
Room Escape Games
Musee du Temps et Palais Granvelle ©

5
nights
Sochaux

Sochaux ©
Sochaux is a commune in the Doubs department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region in eastern France.GeographySochaux lies 3km east of Montbéliard, and 484km southeast of Paris.PopulationInhabitants are known as Sochaliens.EconomySochaux is the site of a large industrial facility of the French auto manufacturer PSA Peugeot Citroën. Bureau 401 has been added to your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Colmar (Old Town, Musée d'Unterlinden, & more), Mulhouse (Cite de l'Automobile & Cité du Train - Musée français du chemin de fer) and Vieille ville d'Eguisheim (in Eguisheim). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lac de Gerardmer, discover the riches below the earth's surface at La Mine Saint-Nicolas, head outdoors with La Citedo, and examine the collection at Musee de l'Aventure Peugeot.

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Traveling by car from Besancon to Sochaux takes 1.5 hours. In December in Sochaux, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sochaux

Museums Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trips

Colmar, Mulhouse, Maison du Patrimoine de KEMBS, Lac de Gerardmer, Bureau 401
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Cite de l'Automobile ©
Cite de l'Automobile