Hotel Castan

6 square Castan, Besançon, Franche-Comté, 25000, France | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on 6 square Castan, Besanšon, is near La Citadelle.
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    Travel Blogs from Besanšon

    Lance's Legacy

    A travel blog entry by pumpkinbeetroot on Jul 12, 2014

    ... watching in almost silence for that first glimpse through the rain. Then in the distance he appeared, a lone lead rider. Hair standing on end stuff for me, a really special moment to see my first rider at the Tour. The leader speed past and was shortly followed by the remainder of the peleton. Five minutes later it was over and the crowd headed back down the hill to the town proper. Hard to believe I had attended the Tour De France....might have to do it again ...

    Memories of France #1

    A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201 on Jul 06, 2014

    2 comments, 8 photos

    Without a shadow of doubt, my most abiding memory of the French leg of my Via Francigena is of the Commonwealth War Graves I passed by and stayed a while on my journey through northern France. I knew this would be a poignant experience, not least because 2014 is the centenary of the start of the Great War.

    As it happens, the first few graves were of airmen from WW2. I saw small clusters of military headstones in village graveyards which were probably the nearest ...

    A trees difficile jour.

    A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201 on Jul 05, 2014

    2 comments, 9 photos

    ... 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 ...

    Anchoring in Besançon

    A travel blog entry by jenniferklm on Jul 01, 2014

    4 comments, 48 photos

    ... that we discovered our room had air conditioning and we could have closed the windows and shutters and had absolute quiet!

    Like many places we have been in France, Besanšon seems to have recently invested a lot of money in pubic works and transit, including the construction of a new electric tram system that they were test driving while we were there. And this is in a city of under 125,000! ...

    On reflection ...... a good day!

    A travel blog entry by themaggiej on May 23, 2014

    2 comments, 46 photos

    ... and knowing there was a short section off the canal we had stopped to check our map. No sooner had we stopped than two riders appeared in matching outfits and bikes who turned out to be employed by the local Jura tourism agency to assist riders like us who needed route assistance - what perfect timing! They pulled out various maps from their bags, showed us where we needed to go and escorted us around the deviation and back to the canal track. We came across them later on. ...