Tourism - Haute-Saône

Haute-Sâone is a French department that is part of the Franche-Comté region. The main city is Vesoul.

Haute-Sâone is mainly a countryside destination. A rural site suitable for walks in the forests, especially in summer when the weather is nice and mild.

This department has a rich historical heritage dating from the 18th and 19th centuries, with churches and their Classical and Baroque styles altarpieces, public buildings, castles and mansions. Ronchamps is famous around the world for its Chapel designed by Le Corbusier in 1955.

Eleven towns are listed as ‘Petites cités comtoises de caractère’ (small Comtoise cities with charm in English), these are: Vauvillers, Faverney, Scey-sur-Saône, Villersexel, Fondremand, Ray-sur-Saône, Champlitte, Bucey-lès-Gy, Gy, Marnayand Pesmes.

River Saône is a very popular river among fishermen and tourists, thanks to the quality of its water and environment. Also, houseboats and barges are now a very popular way to explore the river.

Finally, there are frequent leisure flights over the ‘plateau des 1000 étangs’ as the landscapes are spectacular.

Top tourist cities in Haute-Saône


Tourism Vesoul

Located in the department of Haute-Saône in Franche-Comté region, the town of Vesoul is the capital of the department. During the Middle Ages, the town of Vesoul develops around a castle, now vanished, and surrounded by walls in the thirteenth century. The ...

Must : Musée Georges Garret à Vesoul, Musée de la moto tout terrain à Vesoul


Tourism Lure

Lure, also known under the name of city of the sapper, is situated in the department of the Haute-Saône in region Franche-Comté. Sights in Lure Church Park district of Poland

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