Posts Tagged ‘ Besancon ’

Letter from France: August 2014

Aug 15th, 2014 | By
film festival at Deauville

Frederic rounds up the leading exhibitions in France as well as highlighting a few festivals that are starting next month.

Exploring Besançon

Jul 13th, 2012 | By

I hadn’t been back to Besançon since I was a student. And that was in the last century! So with a friend, I decide it was time to return. The city fortifications, designed by the foremost military engineer in France, Vauban’s work include the citadelle and two urban fortresses in Besançon. Since I had been there, the walled city in Besançon had been registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008 The citadelle of Besançon, which took nearly thirty years to construct is located
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