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    Car Rental Besançon

    Rent a Car in BesançonBesançon is a French city and commune located in the east of the country, in the department of Doubs and the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region. Located on the edge of the Jura massif, less than sixty kilometers from Switzerland, it is surrounded by hills and is crossed by the river Doubs. The population of the city proper is 116,466 inhabitants and constitutes the center of a metropolitan area of 251,293 inhabitants.

    Capital of the historical and cultural region of Franche-Comté, Besançon is today an important administrative center within the administrative region of Burgundy-Franche-Comté, housing the headquarters of the regional council and the academic region, as well as several regional directorates. It is also the seat of one of the fifteen French ecclesiastical provinces and one of the two divisions of the French Army.

    Established in a meander of the river Doubs, the city has played an important role since the Gallo-Roman era under the name of Vesontio, the capital of the Sequoias. Its geography and specific history have made it a military stronghold, a garrison city, a political center, and a religious capital. It is an important point of tourism and commerce in France.

    Where to Pick-Up Your Rental Car in Besançon

    Auto Europe maintains alternative options for pick-up and drop-off in Besançon, that's why on our platform shows you the choices convenient to suit your travel requirements. In this lovely town of Besançon in France, we have a variety of suppliers so that you can compare prices and their own locations. These providers maintain their offices on the main road "Rue Thomas Edison".

    Book with the Best Car Rental Companies in Besançon

    At Auto Europe, we traditionally work with the most reputable car rental suppliers who do business in Besançon. By proactively working with multiple suppliers, our satisfied customers can compare rates in seconds among exclusive suppliers and across car categories all in one place. Even more effectively, we guarantee the most exceptional rates on the internet. Find rental rates from trusted suppliers like Hertz and Europcar.

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    Discover More of France with a Rental Car in Besançon

    The citadel of Besançon is a masterpiece of the engineer Vauban and constitutes an extraordinary testimony of the military architecture of the 17th century. In addition to the fortifications and the wonderful panoramic view of the rooftops of the city and the Doubs Valley, the citadel also has some interesting museums: the Comtois Museum, the Vauban space, the Museum of Resistance and Deportation, as well as the Museum of Natural History with its zoological garden, which highlights the journey through evolution, the insectarium, the aquarium, the nocturnal and the climatorium.

    The visit to Besançon continues with the discovery of the historic center, located at the foot of the citadel. The Saint-Jean cathedral, with its splendid astronomical clock composed of 30,000 pieces; Calle Mayor and Plaza de la Revolución, places of great animation; the Granvelle Palace, a magnificent Renaissance building that now houses the Museum of Time, dedicated to watchmaking; the Vauban quay, with its arched houses overlooking the River Doubs; the birthplace of the famous writer Victor Hugo or the beautiful palaces of the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries are many other places and monuments to discover on a walk. Nor can we forget the Museum of Fine Arts and Archeology, installed in an old grain market from the 19th century, where archaeological and artistic collections are exhibited.

    Frequently Asked Questions About Renting a Car in Besançon

    How much it cost to rent a car in Besançon?

    The Besançon car rental varies according to the day you have determined to travel to Besançon, but if you want to know the price exactly, check now with our booking engine located at the top of the page. At Auto Europe, we specialize in providing the best rates for you to rent with us, so we promise to give you up to a 30% discount on your car rental to travel around Besançon.

    Can I rent a car in Besançon with a debit card?

    Different rental companies have different rules regarding what you'll need to pick up a vehicle. Most suppliers will not rent a car to you without a credit card, but almost every major city has at least one company that will allow you to rent a car with a debit card in Besançon. Use our booking engine at the top of the page or give us a call at 1-888-223-5555 to review your options.

    Do I need an International Driver's Permit to drive in Besançon?

    Besançon now requires that all American drivers buy an International Driving Permit to operate a vehicle or rent a vehicle in Besançon. For $20 you are able to pick-up an IDP from your local AAA or order one online. Read on to learn more about France's new IDP laws.

    Contact Auto Europe for your Rental Car in BesançonDo I need rental car insurance in Besançon?

    All renters in Besançon are required to possess car rental insurance during their time in the city. All Auto Europe rentals include CDW and Theft Protection in France. Some suppliers may accept credit card car rental insurance if you have that. Contact our customer service at any hour of the day with any of your questions on car rental insurance in Besançon, 1-888-223-5555.

    Additional Vehicle Rental Options in Besançon

    Whatever your transportation needs may be in Besançon, Auto Europe can provide the perfect mode of transportation at a price that can't be beaten. We take pride in guaranteeing the lowest rates on the internet for your transportation needs. Compare daily car rental rates with luxury, chauffeur, van, or any type of transportation to find the ideal option for you and your travel party.

    Luxury Car Rental Besançon
    Luxury Car Rentals Besançon - Treat yourself to a luxury vehicle or a classic car rental in Besançon! Auto Europe proves that luxury can be affordable with the best rates on luxurious car rentals in locations all over the country. Find luxury models including Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Porsche rentals, and more!
    Van Rental Besançon
    Van Rental Besançon - Booking a van rental in Besançon ensures that passengers can travel with added space and in comfort across the country without having to sacrifice luggage space. We've got the largest selection of vans to choose from, find the size and price point that best fits your needs.
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    Besançon Motorhome Rentals - Auto Europe works with the top motorhome and RV rental companies that operate in Besançon. Tour this city in a unique way when you reserve a motorhome in Besançon. Learn more about our special offers and take your family or significant other on a unique journey across France.