Things to see and do - Belfort
Unmissable tourist sites
Belfort Travel guide
Belfort : Michelin's recommendations
Situated on the banks of the Savoureuse river, Belfort stands in the gap between the Jura and Vosges mountains. The town is made up of two sections: the old town, dominated by its famous lion, on the left bank; and the new town, with its many factories and attractive gardens. This proud town is the birthplace of Jean-Pierre Chevènement, the mayor of Belfort, who holds the record for the largest number of resignations from ministerial positions in the French government.
Tourist attractions Belfort : Things to see and do
allée du Souvenir-Français F - 90000 Belfort
This pharaonic lion, which takes its inspiration from Egyptian statues and is set against the rock below the barracks built by General Haxo, was sculpted by Bartholdi between 1875 and 1880 and erected on the site piece by piece. Carved from red Vosge..
Vieille ville F - 90000 Belfort
Dominating the Old Town, the imposing Vosges red sandstone castle was built in the 12th C but has been renovated several times, including by Vauban in the 17th C, then by Generals Lecourbe and Haxo. From its terrace, there is a wonderful view over Al..
pl. d'Armes F - 90000 Belfort
Belfort broke beyond its walls in the late 19th C. The old austere buildings of the garrison town have pretty façades with bare stone walls showing blue-green Colmar ash, rosewood and Albi ochre.
20 Faubourg de Montbéliard F - 90000 Belfort
Les Capucins is centrally located in a former brewery, just 500 metres from the Belfort Train Station. A 15-minute drive from Belfort-Montbéliard TGV Station, it offers air-conditioned and soundproofed rooms featuring a flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi...
Place d'Armes F - 90000 Belfort
4 rue du Magasin F - 90000 Belfort
Hôtel Vauban is located in Belfort, just a 5-minute walk from the historical centre. You can relax on the hammock in the flowered garden. The rooms at Hôtel Vauban have all been decorated with local artist’s paintings, including the hotel owners’. T..
27 bis Grand'rue F - 90000 Belfort
This picturesque restaurant is set in a fine stone cellar in one of the prettiest streets in the old town, at the foot of the Citadel. It is quite romantic come evening. On the menu find dishes with the taste of olden France, such as pot-au-feu au fo..
20 fg de Montbéliard F - 90000 Belfort
Carpaccio of smoked pork, lamb's lettuce with summer truffle, braised lamb with black olives and lemon conserve, split peas with cardamom... A taste of the menu at Les Capucins, with its refined and elegant decor.
av. Espérance F - 90000 Belfort