Hotel de l'Horloge

Espace industriel de Palente - 1 - Route de Marchaux, Besançon, Franche-Comté, 25000, France | 2 star hotel
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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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... a walk in the park' in comparison. The fact that it wasn't is due to a number of missing yellow arrows that caused me to get lost not once, not twice, but three times. Each time it happened, it cost me valuable time as I retraced my steps to see if I'd overlooked an important way marking. If I had been in a 'glass half full' mood, then I would have congratulated myself being smart enough to find the path again, but I was definitely in a 'glass ...

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

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... conversation, it became clear that Laurence and her 74 year-old mother had completed part of the Via Francigena themselves (as well as the Camino to Santiago from their home) and they were scheduled to complete the final VF stage from Fidenza to Rome later this month. This no doubt motivates them to provide assistance - waymarking, lodgings, etc - to pilgrims passing through their local section of the route. This motivation might also be strengthened by having had ...

Anchoring in Besançon

A travel blog entry by jenniferklm

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... balconies, courtyards, etc. Besanšon is considered to have one of the most beautiful historic centers of any major town in France, full of beautiful 2-coloured limestone buildings, some dating back to the Middle Ages and others to the Spanish Renaissance. One architectural feature I read about are the external multi-story wooden staircases, usually within courtyards, so I snuck into quite a few to see ...

Gimme Shelter - in Besançon

A travel blog entry by jenniferklm

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... 114 locks and 2 tunnels and flows through a constantly changing landscape that has been a delight.

As recently as 1997, there were ambitious and very expensive plans to enlarge this canal for modern commercial navigation purposes, linking the port of Rotterdam at the mouth of the Rhine to Marseilles on the delta of the Rhone. There was fierce opposition to this plan from environmentalists who maintained ...

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This 2 star hotel, located on Espace industriel de Palente - 1 - Route de Marchaux, Besanšon, is near La Citadelle.
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