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Pontarlier

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Location information for Pontarlier

Pontarlier is a town in the Doubs department in eastern France. It is part of the Franche-Comte region. Pontarlier is a great place to unwind and it is often used as a transit point as well. The best way to travel during your stay is with car hire in Pontarlier.

The town of Pontarlier is quite simple. You will find a variety of accommodation here. There are some tasty restaurants in the heart of town, as well as cafés and brassieres. With car rental in Pontarlier head to rue de Besancon where most of the restaurants and cafés are located.

There are several activities you can enjoy during your visit to Pontarlier. A popular activity here for visitors is mountain biking. You can rent mountain bikes at a few places in town. The area surrounding Pontarlier has some great hiking trails and you can pick up hiking maps from the tourist office.

Pontarlier was the centre of absinth production in France until 1915. It was home to some of the largest distillers such as Terminus and Junod. Nowadays the production of absinthe still continues. There are three distilleries left in Pontarlier, two of which produce traditional absinthe that are definitely worth visiting.

There is also a museum detailing the history of the production of absinthe in Pontarlier. The Pontarlier Musee Museum is located in a 17th century building. Drive towards the Rue de Republique with cheap car hire in Pontarlier to reach the museum. Pontarlier is 40 miles southeast of Besancon.