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Haute-Saône, located at the foothills of the Jura mountains, is a sanctuary of natural beauty and outdoor activities. The department is home to a portion of the Ballons des Vosges nature reserve park and the Plateau des Mille Etangs, literally translating to the Plateau of a Thousand Ponds. The tranquil waters of the Saône river meander through the region, offering a serene backdrop for various leisure pursuits.

Architectural Influence

The architectural landscape of Haute-Saône is predominantly rustic, with traditional French country homes and farmhouses scattered throughout the region. These properties often feature stone construction and wooden accents, blending seamlessly with the natural surroundings.

Activities and Attractions

Haute-Saône is an adventurer's paradise, offering a plethora of outdoor activities. The 60 km landscaped trail in the Ballons des Vosges is perfect for hiking and nature walks. For water enthusiasts, the lakes of Malsaucy, Forges, and Brognard provide a variety of watersports. The Ognon river is an excellent spot for canoeing, while game-fishing is popular in the Plateau des Mille Etangs.

Culinary Delights

The region is known for its freshwater fish dishes, thanks to the abundance of lakes and rivers. Local produce like cheese and wine also feature prominently in Haute-Saône's culinary offerings.

Historic Towns

While Haute-Saône is primarily known for its natural beauty, it also has charming towns like Fontenois-la-Ville and Dampierre-sur-Salon, where you can explore the local culture and history.


The nearest airport to Haute-Saône is EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, making it convenient for international travellers. The department is also well-connected by road, offering easy access to neighbouring regions.

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