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Montbéliard & its region

Montbéliard, sub-prefecture of the Doubs, is an active and historic town; it is nicknamed "La Cité des Princes".

Some tourist events not to be missed :

The Festival des Mômes is 27 indoor and street shows, nearly 70 workshops and play areas for your children to live an unforgettable moment. This fun and educational cultural event is aimed at children aged 18 months to 13 years and takes place in the city centre: in the squares of Saint-Martin, Velotte and Sponeck Square.

The Christmas Market, from 24 November to 24 December 2018, gathers thousands of visitors. According to a ranking, the Montbéliard Christmas market is the 3rd most beautiful in France (after Colmar & Strasbourg) and the 6th in Europe.

Montbéliard, city of Princes

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The Castle of the Dukes of Würtemberg

This is the Château de Montbéliard located 300 metres from our hotel. Castle built in the 13th century, it now belongs to the municipality of Montbéliard.  In 1996, the castle was classified a historical monument. In its lair, you can visit the Castle History Museum, but also fine arts, decorative arts, contemporary and modern.

The remains of the Gallo-Roman Theatre of Mandeure

Less than 15 minutes south of Montbéliard, you can admire a contemporary Gallo-Roman Theatre of the Colosseum of Rome since it was erected in the 1st century AD. Discovered in the 1800s, it was classified as a historic monument in 1964 and was the 2nd largest theatre in Gaul with a diameter of 142m.

Montbéliard's essentials

Peugeot Adventure Museum

Let's leave the town of Montbéliard, towards the north-east, and head to Sochaux where the "Musée de l'Aventure Peugeot" awaits you only 4 kilm from our establishment.

The Science Pavilion

Open 7 days a week, the Science Pavilion is a space of scientific, technical and industrial culture and is an essential visit to make if you are with your family, since this site is suitable for young and old with experiments and educational games.

Près-la-Rose Park

One kilometre from our hotel is the most beautiful park in the city, stretching over 10 hectares, between the river and the canal. The presence of the Science Pavilion is not insignificant since this garden has a vocation for scientific activities.

Culture & Sport in Montbéliard

Bonal Stadium

Home to the players of FC Sochaux Montbéliard, the historic club of the region, the Stade Auguste Bonal is accessible on foot, in 10 minutes and can accommodate more than 20000 supporters.

The Golf of Prunevelle

Caught between the Vosges, the Jura and France-Comté, the Golf de Prunevelle is 10 minutes by car from our hotel Brit Hotel Bristol Montbéliard. It's an 18-hole golf course with a par of 72.

The Axone

L'Axone is a multi-purpose hall where the greatest singers pass to the greatest sportsmen. L'Axone de Montbéliard was inaugurated at the end of the 2000s with an acoustic concert by Patrick Bruel. On the sporting side, the hall hosts many competitions at the highest level including handball and volleyball.

My National Stage

Just a few cables from our hotel establishment, "Ma Scène Nationale" is one of the 70 French stages certified by the Ministry of Culture. Many cultural events are organized throughout the year.