Citotel Hotel Granvelle

13 Rue Lecourbe, Besançon, Franche-Comté, 25000, France | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $84.00
 

Travel Blogs from Besanšon

Memories of France #1

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... the spirit of a young soldier asking me to take him home. I would have had it been possible, yet he would have been returning to a very different city to the one he left a century ago.

A final thing about the Manchester cemetery was that one of the graves belonged to a soldier with the surname Ogden. While definitely a long-shot, I wondered if it could be a relative of my brother-in-law, Philip.

The last grave I saw was on the day I left R(h)eims (Day 19?). It ...

A trees difficile jour.

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... frame of mind and so got more and more frustrated each time it happened. In my defence, there can be real anxiety when lost in a big forest, and for it to happen again and again just makes things worse. Thinking back, I attribute the first two incidents to poor signing, whereas I think the last occasion could have been down to the fact that the foresters had cut a clearing in the forest and one of those felled trees may have had an ...

Phase 1 of my VF is now completed.

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... for the night. The secretary was still at work and on hearing my plight she took me to the community centre behind her office and said I could sleep there. There was no bed to be had, but here was a toilette and somewhere to prepare some food to eat. I was genuinely very grateful for this small act of charity and despite a rathy chilly and uncomfortable night I always will be. It's not the only time I've not had a bed on this trip, but that's ...

Anchoring in Besançon

A travel blog entry by jenniferklm

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... one!

So do visit Besanšon if you get a chance. It's a lively, stimulating, historic town in a beautiful setting. Great restaurants, cafÚs and shopping - all the stores are having their big clothing sales right now (good thing I am so limited in what I can add to my load) - and not expensive. It did thunder and pour with rain while we were there and Besanšon proved to be a great anchorage for us.

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Gimme Shelter - in Besançon

A travel blog entry by jenniferklm

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... to the environment would be too great and the economic viability too uncertain. Studies showed that the sea route around Gibralter would actually be faster than navigating all the locks in the canal.

The cancellation of the Rhine-Rhone canal was part of the common political program agreed on by the Socialist, Communist and Green Parties in the 1997 general election campaign. This political alliance between ...

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This 2 star hotel, located on 13 Rue Lecourbe, Besanšon, is near La Citadelle.
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