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 ₹ 1,575
From Nice 11:35 ₹ 4,724
From Avignon 03:48 ₹ 4,252
From Lyon 02:27 ₹ 1,181
From Marseille 04:26 ₹ 3,543
From Montpellier 04:36 ₹ 2,441
From Dijon 00:52 ₹ 1,181
From Strasbourg 00:59 ₹ 709
From Mulhouse 00:20 ₹ 709
From Troyes 02:37 ₹ 1,181
From Bourg En Bresse 02:04 ₹ 2,677
From Arc Et Senans 01:19 ₹ 1,496
From Besançon 00:21 ₹ 945
From Ronchamp 00:16 ₹ 709
From Lure 00:21 ₹ 709
From Vesoul 00:45 ₹ 866
From Montbeliard 00:13 ₹ 709
From Colmar 00:50 ₹ 709
From Dole 01:45 ₹ 1,654


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

To Montbeliard 00:16 ₹ 709
To Ronchamp 00:22 ₹ 709
To Lure 00:30 ₹ 709
To Mulhouse 00:45 ₹ 709
To Besançon 01:24 ₹ 945
To Arc Et Senans 01:43 ₹ 1,496
To Troyes 02:46 ₹ 3,150
To Vesoul 02:51 ₹ 866
To Colmar 03:23 ₹ 709
To Dole 04:05 ₹ 1,654
To Strasbourg 04:07 ₹ 709
To Dijon 04:25 ₹ 1,181
To Bourg En Bresse 05:08 ₹ 2,677
To Lyon 05:53 ₹ 1,732
To Paris 06:18 ₹ 1,575
To Marseille 09:59 ₹ 1,575
To Nice 13:16 ₹ 4,252

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