Happening now in France

Not to be

Festivals, exhibitions, concerts and major events... On France.fr and everywhere in France, there's always something going on.

Things to do


Visit outstanding cultural attractions or take a hike amongst the peaks? A romantic tour of the wine route or a family cruise? What will this year's
French holiday bring?

Food specialities in Franche-Comte

Savoury food

  • Jambon de Luxeuil (ham)
  • Jambon fumé du Haut Doubs (smoked ham)
  • Saucisse de Morteau (sausage)
  • Saucisse de Montbéliard (sausage)
  • Poulet de Bresse au vin jaune et aux morilles (Bresse fatted chicken in yellow wine with morel mushrooms)
  • Croute aux morilles (morel mushrooms on toasted country bread)
  • Fondue (Comté fondue)


  • Emmenal Grand Cru
  • Comté
  • Bleu du Haut-Jura / Gex (blue cheese)
  • Cancoillote
  • Morbier
  • Mont d'Or
  • Edel de Cléron
  • Mamirolle
  • La Vache qui rit (The Laughing Cow)


  • Kirsch de Fougerolles
  • Absinthe
  • Fir tree liquor
  • Gentian liquor
  • Wines: Yellow wine, Vin de Paille, Savagnin, poulsard, Trousseau, Macvin, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir

Sweet food

  • Honey
  • Sêches (biscuits)
  • Galettes Franc-comtoises / Goumeau (flat cake)