Region of legends and a paradise for cross country skiers, Franche-Comté is a dream world for nature lovers. Almost half of the region is covered with dense forest which hide many lakes and waterfalls. The Haut-Jura and the Plateau of a Thousand Ponds confirm this. Property in Franche-Comté is traditional and the houses which are for sale are generally big. Buying a house in Besançon or an apartment in Dole will plunge you into an architectural heritage that is very rich, a legacy of a sumptuous past. Finally, the geographical location of Franch-Comté, near Italy, Switzerland and Germany, puts this region firmly at the heart of Europe.