BESANÇON, A GREEN CITY
Birthplace of Victor Hugo and the Lumières brothers, Besançon, regional capital of Franche-Comté, is a haven of greenery, with its 2,400 hectares of green spaces. Recognized for its gastronomy and its watchmaking know-how, Besançon is also distinguished by its rich heritage. You will not be able to miss the fortifications of Vauban, which adorn the surroundings of the historic city center, and its famous Citadel. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Citadel of Besançon is the must-see place to visit during your stay at the Akena hotel. It will offer you a magnificent view of the city and its green surroundings. To enjoy the green spaces, take a stroll in one of the city's parks or on the banks of the Doubs, the river that forms a loop around the city centre.