Nautical activities

Are you looking to enjoy and discover nautical activities? Or to cool off on a beautiful sunny day? Discover activities near your accommodation!


  • A boat trip on the Doubs river : The Vedettes de Besançon offers commented walks of around 1h15 on the Doubs and offers you the opportunity to discover the city from another angle. The city of Besançon is surrounded by the Doubs. You will go through two locks, and you will pass under the tunnel under the citadel. Meal cruises are also available.


  • Leisure centre of Osselle : a perfect place to have fun and recharge your batteries thanks to the many activities. You will find a small catering area, terraces, a children’s play area, paid access to the beach with a beach volleyball court, picnic and barbecue areas, all in a green and shaded area. . It is also possible to walk around Lake Prost, to fish, to take advantage of the hiking trails or to visit the caves of Osselle 500m away.


  • Woka Loisirs of Avanne-Aveney : paddle, canoe-kayak, aquatic zipline, activities to delight young and old. You will also find something to swim with the same equipment as the Osselle leisure center.


Pool and aquapark

You will find many pools in Besançon :

    • Piscine Mallarmé : indoor swimming pool
    • La Fayette : 50-meter pool, slide, Jacuzzi, Solarium
    • Besançon – Chalezeule : outdoor pools, beaches, lawns, children’s playground
    • Port Joint :  exceptional view of the Citadel with outdoor facilities and green spaces dedicated to relaxation


Aquapark :

  • Ornans : Nautiloue
  • Dole : Aquaparc Isis
  • Vesoul : Ludolac


The Gites de l’Orée du Bois have the “Fishing Accommodation” label and will be able to indicate precisely the fishing areas.