Montbéliard traditional German: Mömpelgard) is a city in the Doubsdepartment in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comtéregion in eastern France, about 13 km (8 mi) from the border with Switzerland. It is one of the two subprefectures of the department. Sights The Château de Montbéliard, the castle of the Dukes of Württemberg. As the residence of the Counts of Montbéliard, the history of the castle is closely linked with the story of the […]

Rambouillet lies on the edge of the vast Forest of Rambouillet (Forêt de Rambouillet or Forêt de l’Yveline), and is famous for its historical castle, the Château de Rambouillet, which hosted several international summits. Sights The Château de Rambouillet, a former medieval fortress, was acquired by Louis XVI of France in 1783 as a private residence because of its ideal situation in the […]