Belfort

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Belfort, the "city of the lion" is waiting for you Set up on important communication routes and train network, Belfort has a great location in the east of France. It soon became a military city where garrisons settled in. This 50 000 inhabitants city attracts a lot of visitors, and deserves the (...)

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Getting there You can get to Belfort from Lyon, Marseille and Montpellier. Best price and travel duration below.

From Paris 02:25 ₹ 1,527
From Nice 11:35 ₹ 4,580
From Avignon 03:48 ₹ 4,122
From Lyon 02:27 ₹ 1,145
From Marseille 04:26 ₹ 3,435
From Montpellier 04:36 ₹ 2,366
From Dijon 00:52 ₹ 1,145
From Strasbourg 00:59 ₹ 687
From Mulhouse 00:20 ₹ 687
From Troyes 02:37 ₹ 1,145
From Bourg En Bresse 02:04 ₹ 2,595
From Arc Et Senans 01:19 ₹ 1,450
From Besançon 00:21 ₹ 916
From Ronchamp 00:16 ₹ 687
From Lure 00:21 ₹ 687
From Vesoul 00:45 ₹ 840
From Montbeliard 00:13 ₹ 687
From Colmar 00:50 ₹ 687
From Dole 01:45 ₹ 1,603


Getting around From Belfort, you can travel to nearby cities and towns. Best price and travel duration below.

To Montbeliard 00:16 ₹ 687
To Ronchamp 00:22 ₹ 687
To Lure 00:30 ₹ 687
To Mulhouse 00:45 ₹ 687
To Besançon 01:24 ₹ 916
To Arc Et Senans 01:43 ₹ 1,450
To Troyes 02:46 ₹ 3,053
To Vesoul 02:51 ₹ 840
To Colmar 03:23 ₹ 687
To Dole 04:05 ₹ 1,603
To Strasbourg 04:07 ₹ 687
To Dijon 04:25 ₹ 1,145
To Bourg En Bresse 05:08 ₹ 2,595
To Lyon 05:53 ₹ 1,679
To Paris 06:18 ₹ 1,527
To Marseille 09:59 ₹ 1,527
To Nice 13:16 ₹ 4,122

While you're there

Belfort, the "city of the lion" is waiting for you

Set up on important communication routes and train network, Belfort has a great location in the east of France. It soon became a military city where garrisons settled in. This 50 000 inhabitants city attracts a lot of visitors, and deserves the detour.

One of must-see of Belfort is without any doubt its world-famous Lion. You should know the sculptor of this impressive masterpiece, an alsatian called Auguste Bartholdi, the same that made the statue of Liberty! The statue gave its nickname "city of the Lion" to Belfort, and is classified as an Historic Monument. S

troll along the old little streets and discover the Vauban’s citadel. Built in the middle of the 17th century, it is a great example of military fortresses you can find in France. Do not miss the huge St Joseph church, that can welcome 3000 believers.

If you come the first week end of July, enjoy the Eurokéennes festival, an important musical event.

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  • "Comfotable journey"    
    I comfortably traveled from Paris to Belfort - not only was the cost very reasonable, but also the train  
  • "Slow train"    
    I took the train not realizing it stopped at every town and village along the way. Made for a long train ride, But I was comfortable enough and booking well in advance was cost effective