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Weekend in Belfort, France

Occasionally we like to do weekend getaways to somewhere nearby, either in France or Germany. We prefer places where you can go by either train or bus, instead of flying. This time we chose Belfort.

Belfort's main landmarks are the citadel and the huge lion statue in front of it. The author of the lion statue is Bartholdy - the same man who create the Statue of Liberty. Other than that, there's really not much to see or do. You can see it all in couple of hours. There are some small museums for which you can get a combined ticket for 5 euros but the only one worth visiting is the small modern art museum.

There is one group of people for whom Belfort is probably very fascinating place - people interested in military history. The citadel is impressive even for non-military fans like me. 
So what did we do those 2 days? We walked around in the citadel, visited museums, ate very well (it's asparagus and morel season at the moment) and then took a bus to the outskirts of the t…