Hotel du Nord

8, Rue Moncey, Besançon, Franche-Comté, 25000, France | Hotel
Prices starting from $95.00
 

Travel Blogs from Besanšon

Memories of France #1

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... to where they were shot down. Whenever I saw a war graves plaque I made a point of going in to pay my respects.

My first WW1 military cemetery was Villiers Station on the road from Bruay -la- Buissiare to Arras. There were over 1200 soldiers buried there. The cemetery was in immaculate condition, with everywhere looking extremely well manicured. Row upon row of white headstones containing the name, rank, regimental insignia, age, date of death and a small inscription ...

A trees difficile jour.

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... path in front of me. It was also quite tricky to keep my balance at times, which resulted in my walking poles being called into service for the first time in the trip. Down below me, the river Loue carried last night's storm water through the valley with great ferocity and noise. By late morning, I finally reached its source, where a large hydroelectric plant has been built to harness energy from the raging waters.

The afternoon should ...

I tried to resist, but I'm glad I relented.

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... I got in the car so that she could drive me to the official path. I declined the offer, declaring that I would be walking all the way to Rome, but she dismissed these protestations. She then insisted I stay with her parents the same evening, even though I told her I had a hotel reservation in Ornans.

All the while, she jabbed her finger at a Via Francigena sticker in the back window of her car as if it provided legitimacy and authority for her actions. ...

Anchoring in Besançon

A travel blog entry by jenniferklm

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... we were well entertained during our stay. As well as hiking up to the citadel and roaming all through it and the ramparts with their stunning views of the hills and river on all sides, we toured the Museum of the French Resistance and Deportation, located within the citadel.

Entertainment however, would be the wrong word for the 20 rooms of letters, photos, and all types of historical records ...

Gimme Shelter - in Besançon

A travel blog entry by jenniferklm

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... factory or industrial site of some kind. Two ruins, centuries apart, one infinitely more appealing than the other. Stone ages well!

We had read about a campsite just outside the town that had bungalows which we thought we would see on our way in but didn't so we rode into one of the main town squares and got directions from the Tourist Office. They told us that there was no cycle route to the campsite ...

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This hotel, located on 8, Rue Moncey, Besanšon, is near La Citadelle.
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