Destination guide

Why people love visiting rustic Besancon

The area's museums and monuments are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Besancon. This city's biking, university setting and archaeology draw many visitors. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Besancon

The nearest airport is in Dole (DLE-Franche-Comte Regional), located 31.2 mi (50.2 km) from the city center.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Besançon Mouillere Station or Besançon Viotte Station to see more of the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Besançon?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 46 vacation rentals near Besançon. From 18 Condos/Apartments to 15 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Besançon for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Besançon?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Besançon. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Citadel of Besancon: 85 vacation rentals
  • Musee des Beaux-Arts: 84 vacation rentals
  • Besancon Citadel: 85 vacation rentals
  • Besancon Cathedral: 84 vacation rentals
  • Palais Granvelle: 84 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Besançon listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Besançon?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 18 Condos/Apartments in Besançon. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Besançon include:

  • Houses: 15 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 7 rentals available
  • Cottages: 7 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Besançon?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation rentals with pool available in Besançon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.