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The new Burgundy Franche Comté region consists of both former regions merged into one new region. Burgundy
is a peaceful, rural region in the heart of France. It has a rich past, a strategic location and a naturally advantageous setting, all of which have contributed to its worldwide reputation for fine wines, gastronomy and architectural wealth.Franche-Comté
has close links with the Dukes of Burgundy going back nearly 2000 years. Today it’s noted for its mixture of agriculture and heavy industry, especially production of the Peugeot motorcar. Julius Caesar mentioned the city in his writings and it’s the birthplace of many famous sons and daughters of France, including Victor Hugo.
The Burgundy Franche Comté region is composed of eight departments, including the Cote d'Or, Doubs, Jura, Nièvre, Saône et Loire
, Haute Saône, Territoire de Belfort and Yonne.
Click on the links below to learn about each department and see details of properties for sale in that specific department. See all our properties for sale in Burgundy Franche Comté