The must-see visits in the department of Doubs are of all kinds! They reflect a territory and a heritage with many facets, an eventful history, a pioneering spirit and beautiful wide open spaces!
In order to be able to choose the best suited accommodation for your needs, we suggest that you quickly get in touch with the hosts on HomeCamper who will be delighted to share their accommodation offers in the department with you, as well as share their takes on what the best attractions and spots to visit are!
Its 3000km of hike routes and 1500km of trails dedicated to mountain biking make the Doubs a very popular department for hikers and for all sports enthusiasts.
Métabief, a mountain resort, hosts several world mountain bike championships in fine weather, and many skiers during the winter.
The Mont d'Or rises to more than 1460 metres, and offers beautiful walks, just like the Brégilles forest or the Challuz forest.
Swimming, water sports and fishing: this is what the freshwater lakes of Saint Point, or the Remoray nature reserve, have to offer.
The Poudrey abyss or the Osselle cave (the largest bear necropolis in Europe) can be visited in the Doubs.
Animal lovers will also appreciate the Polar Park (its Greenlandic dogs and reindeer), or Dino Zoo which plunges its visitors back to the time of the dinosaurs.
The Doubs is also a department of culture, with several essential monuments to visit.
Besançon is a city of history, with its cathedral Saint Jean, its chapel Notre Dame du Refuge, and especially its citadel of Besançon!
Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Besançon Citadel covers 11 hectares and offers a stunning view of the city!
The small village of Lods surprises its visitors with its winegrowers' residences, its 18th century church and its wine and vine museum.
The Royal Salt Works of Arc et Senan, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the perched castle of Joux, and the Courbet Museum are just some of the beautiful visits to be made in the Doubs.
If you want to visit the department of Doubs under the sunshine and under warm temperatures, we advise you to go to the department between the months of July and September so as to fully appreciate the beauty of the area! This few months are the most suited for a visit through the area.
Whether you own a caravan, a motorhome, or a van, get ready for a roadtrip filled with unique camping and sightseeing experiences!