The A36 freeway, between Beaune and Ottmarsheim


The A36 freeway, from Beaune to the German border

The A36 freeway, known as "La Comtoise", provides a road link between Beaune and Ottmarsheim, marking the border between France and Germany. It serves the towns of Dole, Besançon, Montbéliard, Belfort and Mulhouse, as well as providing easy access to Germany in the direction of Freiburg im Breisgau, and to Switzerland in the direction of Basel.

The A36 offers diverse panoramas, from the renowned vineyards of Burgundy to the foothills of the Vosges mountains. Historic gems punctuate the route, with stops such as Besançon, famous for its UNESCO World Heritage citadel. Travelers on the A36 are invited to explore a cultural, gastronomic and natural heritage, making every kilometer an adventure in its own right.

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Discover landscapes along the A36.


Alsace vineyards and medieval towns

The A36 freeway, a modern weave through France's emblematic landscape, unveils a tourist odyssey through territories rich in charm and diversity. Starting in the Alsace region, travelers are greeted by the rolling hills of the vineyards, where verdant slopes give birth to renowned vintages. Tasting exceptional wines in picturesque cellars becomes a must, marking the start of a sensory journey. Continuing on, Franche-Comté unfolds its enchanting horizons, where majestic forests and crystal-clear lakes offer a symphony of sight and sound. The historic towns of Mulhouse and Besançon, with their cobbled streets and centuries-old buildings, are awe-inspiring, revealing cultural and artistic treasures.


From Franche-Comté to medieval castles

Continuing the journey, the A36 becomes a thread leading back to the past, revealing medieval castles such as Haut-Kœnigsbourg, imposing witnesses to a bygone era. Picturesque villages dot the route, immersing visitors in the charming authenticity of the French countryside. From traditional markets to regional gastronomic specialities, every stop along the A36 is a culinary adventure, a feast for the senses that invites you to discover the richness of the terroir. In short, travelling along the A36 is more than just a crossing; it's a tourist escape filled with discoveries, blending the contemporary with heritage, nature with culture, making every kilometer an unforgettable journey.

Towns to see around the A36

Image de la ville de Besançon

The city of Besançon

Besançon, a historic city between the Doubs and World Heritage sites, has a majestic Citadel, medieval streets, cultural atmosphere and gastronomic delights. Explore Besançon, art and history around every corner!

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The town of Montbéliard

Montbéliard, the pearl of the Franche-Comté region, will enchant you with its rich heritage, the castle of the Dukes of Wurtemberg, lively markets and delicious gastronomy. Experience authenticity and conviviality in Montbéliard!

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The city of Belfort

Belfort, the historic jewel of eastern France, has an imposing citadel, Bartholdi's Lion and a charming town center. Discover the history, culture and picturesque charm of Belfort!