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Besançon Grandes Heures Nature

In Besançon, historical heritage and natural environments have been in dialogue for more than 2000 years, come and live in Besançon and its agglomeration a unique trail running experience, harmoniously mixing exceptional panoramas and discovery of the cultural heritage classified by UNESCO.

13 routes and 2 trail running challenges on the Grand Besançon, accessible to all, will make you discover the city and its environment from another angle. A relief that will lend itself to all types of training!

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Trail solidaire de Montfaucon

Participate to the 6th edition of the Trail de Montfaucon : Top departure on June 27th 2021 in Montfaucon !

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Outdoor activities

Enjoy nature and walks despite the confinement: it is quite possible with the hikes labeled Grandes Heures Nature! 6 hikes to do near your home.

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Ekiden connected

See you from June 12 to July 14 via the Besançon Grandes heures Nature application for the Ekiden 2021.

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Route 1 green - Trail urbain boucle du Doubs
6.2km 110m 120m
Besançon
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HeritageUrban
Route 2 green - Chaudanne fortress
9.5km 330m 340m
Besançon
Route opened
ForestPanoramas on the cityHeritage
Route 8 green - Planoise fortress
6.5km 330m 330m
Avanne-Aveney
Route closed
ForestHeritage
Route 4 blue - Chaudanne - Rosemont
13.4km 610m 620m
Besançon
Route closed
Panoramas on the cityHeritageLandscape Discovery
Route 3 blue - Bregille fortress
10.8km 350m 350m
Besançon
Route opened
ForestHeritage
Route 9 blue - Côte d'Arguel - Fort de Planoise
19.3km 870m 870m
Avanne-Aveney
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Panoramas on the cityHeritageLandscape DiscoverySportive route
Route 5 red - Montfaucon fortress
20.7km 670m 700m
Besançon
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Panoramas on the cityHeritageLandscape DiscoverySportive routeDoubs Valley
Route 10 blue - Bois de la Côte
13.5km 290m 290m
Avanne-Aveney
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ForestLandscape Discovery
Route 6 red - Les 3 Forts
19.9km 990m 1020m
Besançon
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Panoramas on the cityHeritageLandscape DiscoverySportive route
Route 11 red - Tour par Busy
28.7km 870m 870m
Avanne-Aveney
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ForestPanoramas on the cityHeritageLandscape DiscoverySportive route
Route 7 black - Tour du Grand Besançon
32.7km 1420m 1440m
Besançon
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ForestPanoramas on the cityHeritageLandscape DiscoverySportive route
Besançon Grandes Heures Nature in your smartphone
Mobile app

With this mobile app embark the trail-running routes of Besançon territoire de trail - grandes Heures Nature in your smartphone.

Discover many features :

  • Caching of the layouts and the maps for use including without network connection
  • Tracking at any time on the map and profil, thanks to the smartphone's GPS
  • Leaving the trail alert feature
  • Weather feature and assistance alert
  • Bus timetable
  • ...
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The most popular routes
Circuit 1 - La boucle de Besançon
6 km
Défitrail du Fort de Chaudanne
0.9 km
DéfiTrail N°2 - Rosemont
1 km
Circuit 114
17.8 km
Parcours 8 vert - Fort de Planoise
6.5 km
The ambassadors

Discover the ambassadors of Besançon Grandes Heures Nature: 6 high level athletes

  • Jean-Claude THIEVENT (MTB)
  • Thibaut BARONIAN (Trail)
  • Julie BRESSET (Cross-Country MTB)
  • Marlène DEVILLEZ (Kayak)
  • Noa MONCHOIS (Climbing)
  • Sangé SERPA (Trail)

"Ambassadors" of outdoor activities and the Festival, they find in this territory all the qualities of life and training essential to their performances.

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They took up the challenge ! And you ?
Admin - Trace de Trail
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Ekiden connecté - Boucle 1
The 2021/05/13
沈云杰
finished in 12:40:00
Sentier des falaises et du château
The 2021/04/09
Valy
finished in 00:09:41
Défitrail du Fort de Chaudanne
The 2021/03/21
Petit Robert
finished in 00:40:00
Circuit 121
The 2021/03/20
JLou25
finished in 01:10:00
Parcours 3 bleu - Fort de Bregille
The 2021/03/14
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Upcoming events
2021 June 12
Outdoor Festival
Grandes Heures Nature Festival
2021 July 28
Trail-running
Trail des forts du Grand Besançon
2021 November 28
Cyclo-cross
8th round of the World Cup
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