Montbéliard is a city in the Doubs department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region in eastern France, about 13 km from the border with Switzerland. It is one of the two subprefectures of the department.
France, in Western Europe, encompasses medieval cities, alpine villages and Mediterranean beaches. Paris, its capital, is famed for its fashion houses, classical art museums including the Louvre and monuments like the Eiffel Tower. The country is also renowned for its wines and sophisticated cuisine. Lascaux?s ancient cave drawings, Lyon?s Roman theater and the vast Palace of Versailles attest to its rich history.