1,000 ways to enjoy a good life in Besançon. A nice flat in the old town centre or a modern residence on the edge of town, properly designed child minding schemes, rich academic and cultural life, efficient transport systems, 1,000 town centre businesses—Besançon welcomes you!

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Worth knowing

Among its latest accolades, in 2019, Besançon was again a winner! Most attractive town in France on the Work and Live barometer, biodiversity capital, active, sporting town—our assets provide amazing opportunities for personal and professional self-actualization.

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Worth discovering

Besançon, the town of good living! An oxygenating swathe of green, a fantastic residential offering with attractive services, outstanding cultural wealth, teeming innovation capacity, nearness to the big cities—everything needed to satisfy the wants and needs of the people who settle down here.