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Château d’Arlay, Jura, Franche-Comte

The Chateau d’Arlay in the Jura department, Franche-Comté is close to the border with Burgundy and well worth a detour for its authentic beauty, gorgeous …

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Chateau de Joux, Haut-Doubs, Jura, Franche-Comte

If you like your castles to be brooding, dark and dramatically handsome, then the Chateau de Joux in the Jura, Franche-Comté is for you. Visit …

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Biking in Burgundy, along the famous EuroVelo 6

The long-distance cycling route, EuroVelo 6, runs 3,653 km from the Black Sea to the Atlantic, following the course of Europe’s major rivers. Rupert Parker …

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5 officially best places to visit in France

Ask any Frenchman or woman about going on holiday and you’ll find that an astonishingly large number of them will tell you they stay in …

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Mont d’Or Cheese of France

There’s no other word for it, Mont d’or cheese is unctuous, so much so, and here is a weird cheese fact – it’s one of …

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5 Reasons to add Besancon Franche-Comte to your bucket list

Besancon is the capital city of the Franche-Comte district in the East of France that is often named the French Switzerland for its emerald green …

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Franche-Comté

Franche-Comté is a region predominantly of glorious countryside with miles and miles of tranquil pasture, lakes and woodland. The Jura Mountains stretching along the border …

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