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Situated in eastern France along the German and Swiss borders, the Franche Comte region offers the visitor beautiful countryside covered with forests, rivers and waterfalls nestled along the western edge of the Jura Mountains. Open to visitors year round, "La Grande Traversee du Jura" (GTJ) is a 350-km trail ideal for hiking, mountain biking or skiing. Accessible via international highways, the towns and villages of the Franche Comte hold a wealth of interesting sites, museums and festivals, including Le Corbusier's unique Notre-Dame du Haut chapel at Ronchamp, Arbois' Museum of Wine and Belfort's famous weekend antiques market.

Tourist Office 4, rue Gabriel Plancon 25044 Besancon Cedex

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