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Of Cheese and Castles

At 1100 m high in the centre of the Mountains of the Jura, the Fort Saint Antoine at Saint Antoine (25 Doubs, Franche-Comté) has been converted to a peaceful and different purpose! Erected after the French-Prussian war in 1870 to protect the eastern borders, it today houses a treasure of 100 000 wheels of Comté

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Raymond Blanc Besancon

Frenchman Raymond Blanc (by now an almost Englishman) write in the Guardian (14 March 2015) on Besançon (25 Doubs, Franche-Comté) where he grew up and started his restaurant career.

Vauban’s Citadelle, Besancon

He identifies some restaurants to try and talks of the iconic Vauban Citadelle which dominates the town in a loop of the

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