Besançon Christmas Market (Doubs, Bourgogne – BFC) runs from 23 November – 24 December 2019 in Promenade Granvelle
Besancon the capital of Franche-Comté, has just been declared as a Unesco World Heritage site.
Fortified by Vauban, it has been recognised for its outstanding universal value by the World Heritage Committee.
The town’s Christmas Market offers carol singing, arts and crafts, local products, folk dancing and other street entertainment.
For more info see www.besancon-tourisme.com
Besançon is also famous for being the birthplace of celebrity chef Raymond Blanc, proprietor of the Manoir Aux Quat’ Saisons in Oxfordshire and host of the BBC series “The Restaurant”.
Monsieur Blanc has just published a new book A Taste of My Life:
Raymond Blanc knows more about food and cooking than pretty much anyone else on earth, and his life to date has been a search for culinary perfection. Now, for the first time, he tells the story of that search and shares the secrets he has learned along the way.
Hotel Best Western Citadelle is centrally situated in Besançon’s historic town centre, near the River Doubs and the citadel
By Train/TGV/Eurostar with Rail Europe