Destination guide

Head to the rustic city of Franche-Comte

The countryside and waterfalls provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Franche-Comte. Renowned for its canoeing, archaeology and cheese shops, this city welcomes all visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Franche-Comte

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Franche-Comte is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gouffre de Poudrey (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Le Grand Taureau (25.9 mi / 41.7 km)
  • Lac Saint-Point (28.5 mi / 45.9 km)
  • Ludolac (29.2 mi / 47 km)
  • Notre Dame de La Motte a Vesoul (29.3 mi / 47.1 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Franche-Comte

The nearest airport is in Dole (DLE-Franche-Comte Regional), located 33.2 mi (53.4 km) from the city center.

If you prefer to travel by train, Besancon Saone Station, Morre Station and Besançon Mouillere Station are the main stations in the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around Franche-Comté?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,590 house rentals around Franche-Comté. From 352 Chalets to 420 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Franche-Comté is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Franche-Comté?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Franche-Comté. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Switzerland: 12,481 vacation rentals
  • Geneva: 71 vacation rentals
  • Chamonix-Mont-Blanc: 4,167 vacation rentals
  • Lausanne: 51 vacation rentals
  • Bern: 34 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Franche-Comté! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Franche-Comté?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Franche-Comté:

  • Geneva: 71 rentals
  • Chamonix-Mont-Blanc: 4,167 rentals
  • Lausanne: 51 rentals
  • Bern: 34 rentals
  • Colmar: 1,212 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to Franche-Comté?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in Franche-Comté are:

  • Cointrin Airport (GVA): 75 home rentals
  • Lausanne (QLS-Blecherette): 129 home rentals
  • Besancon (QBQ-La Veze): 87 home rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holiday in Franche-Comté?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Franche-Comté. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Forum Meyrin Theatre: 75 vacation homes
  • University of Lausanne: 124 vacation homes
  • Lausanne Historical Museum: 134 vacation homes
  • Lausanne Ouchy Station: 136 vacation homes
  • Les Rasses-Les Avattes Ski Lift: 38 vacation homes

But there are many other points of interest around Franche-Comté listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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