Ideas for holidays, weekends and trips in Besançon and its surroundings
Just 10 kilometres from the Campanile Hotel Besancon Ouest – Chateaufarine you will find the Citadel of Besancon, a masterpiece of architecture created by the military architect Vauban. The citadel overlooks the city’s old quarter, in the oxbow of the River Doubs, offering spectacular views of the city, and is definitely worth a visit. Having once been an active military outpost, the citadel is now an important tourist attraction for Besancon. In 2008 it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Guests who are looking to keep active while away will find a swimming pool and an ice skating rink just five kilometres from the Campanile Hotel Besancon Ouest – Chateaufarine, providing entertainment and exercise for family members of all ages. For cinema buffs and guests who are looking for a slightly less active vacation, there is a cinema, Megarama, located a mere 15 kilometres from the hotel. If you venture 25 kilometres from the hotel, you will find the Casino du Park, which is all set to provide for guests looking to have a flutter while away. For sports fans, there is the impressive Stade Leo Lagrange, located just 10 kilometres from the Campanile Hotel Besancon Ouest – Chateaufarine.