Haute-Saône lies on the border of Côte d'Or, Haute-Marne, Doubs, Vosges and Jura. Almost the half of the department consists of forests, with charming towns and countless waters meander through fairytale landscapes. Enjoy these beautiful landscapes and go to Mille Lacs in the northwest. This place looks like the Scandinavian regions, you can go swimming or rent a boating on the river Saône. You will feel like a god in France.
Vesoul is the capital of the Haute-Saône and has a long history. Stroll through the old town and discover the many hidden vestiges around the town. Do not forget to look up and admire the mansions of the 15th and 18th centuries.
In this ancient city you can stroll through the English Garden with its thousands of flowers. At the top of the hill at Vesoul you will find the chapel of Notre-Dame la Motte where you can enjoy a magnificent view of the plain of Vesoul, the Jura, the Vosges mountains and even the Alps!
Treat yourself to a relaxing day in the spa town Luxeuil-les-Bains, which is recognized for centuries for the healing properties of its waters. The spa is located in the city, in a park with a large variety of flowers and near a sandstone building dating from the 18th century.
If you are curious take a look at the abbey of Luxeuil which for centuries has been an influential monastery. The Gothic church of the abbey dates from 1330 and is still used as a church.
You want to enjoy nature in a sporty way? Hit some balls on the golf course of Luxeuil Bellevue. The land is well maintained and is located in an oasis of calm.
The Notre-Dame du Haut at Ronchamp is a must for any lover of architecture! This amazing chapel designed by the French architect Le Corbusier was completed in 1955 and is located on top of a mountain. This impressive chapel is known for its distinctive shapes. A visit to this chapel is worth seeing although it is not easily accessible.
You also want to discover a part of the gastronomic side? Taste the "Cancoillotte", a local cheese that can be eaten hot or cold. Delicious!