How to book?

Because of the health situation due to the COVID-19 epidemic in France, the program is set to evolve.
he dates and ticketing locations mentioned below will be updated shortly.

Online booking

Open from July 15, 2020

A wide choice of places and open 24/7!

Except Groups

By regular mail

From July 15, 2020

Send back the reservation form (at the latest one week before the concert) with your payment and, if necessary, proof for the reduction rate, by mail to:
Festival de musique, 2 rue Morand 25000 Besançon, France.

Processing by order of arrival.
Orders will only be processed after confirmation of the maintenance of the Festival. In case of cancellation, the booking forms and payments will be destroyed.

At the ticket office

Place Granvelle, Besançon

  • From Tuesday August 18, 2020
    From Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m – 6 p.m
  • From Monday September 7, 2020
    From Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m – 6 p.m

By phone

+33 (0)3 81 82 08 72

Same date and timetable as the Ticket Office.
In case of crowds at the ticket office,
reservations at the ticket office have priority.
Immediate payment by credit card only.

Visually impaired, wheelchair users or people with mobility difficulties, this line is also dedicadted to you!


At the gates

45 minutes before the beginning of the concert
according to the number of seats left.

Gift voucher

Offer concert tickets and make discover the Festival around you!
Offer a gift voucher, valid for one or more concerts, or with an amount of your choice, to spend freely on the current edition.
Contact us at +33 (0)3 81 25 05 85.

General information

  • Reductions are nominal and individual (except Cotisant Duo)
  • For reduced rates, reservations without proof copy will not be processed,
  • Withdrawal of tickets at the ticket office (opening hours of the ticket office), or at the entrance of the concert (the same evening),
  • For sending home your tickets, a participation fee of € 1 will be required.
  • Payment by credit card, check, cash (ticket office only).

General conditions

  • Tickets will not be refunded or exchanged, unless if the concert is cancelled.
  • The box office opens 45 minutes before the beginning of each concert.
  • Concerts and Competition events will start on time. After this time, access will only be granted if it causes no disturbance. Reserved seating is not guaranteed once the concert has begun.
  • Most venues have disabled access. Please mention any disabled guests when booking in order to receive an appropriate welcome.
  • Refunds will not be given for any changes to the programme or interruptions after 45 minutes. If the concert venue or date is changed, the tickets remain valid.
  • Photography (even without flash), video and audio recordings are strictly forbidden.

Entrance fees 2020

Cat 1
€ 49 - Full
€ 39 - Member
€ 25 - Reduced
Cat 2
€ 37 - Full
€ 30 - Member
€ 19 - Reduced
Cat 3
€ 22 - Full
€ 17 - Member
€ 12 - Reduced
Cat 1
€ 37 - Full
€ 30 - Member
€ 19 - Reduced
Cat 2
€ 22 - Full
€ 17 - Member
€ 12 - Reduced
€ 25 - Full
€ 20 - Member
€ 12 - Reduced
€ 17 - Full
€ 14 - Member
€ 12 - Reduced
Single price
€ 10


“Members” rate

  • Members of the Festival
  • Groups from 10 people

Reduced rate

  • Less than 18 years old
  • Students, less than 30 years old
  • Jobseekers

Free entrance

For children less than 12 years old, with an adult place booked.
Except for concerts at single price.

Choice of seat (category)

Most locations are wheelchair accessible.

To welcome you in the best conditions, reservation is imperative (report the possible presence of a companion). People with reduced mobility, prefer the seats on the ground floor (no lift at the Théâtre Ledoux).

When booking, please indicate the selected “area” you’d prefer (A+ to E) ; we will do our best to meet your preferences based on disponibilities.

2020 Concert locations

In the Region

In Besançon

Transport and parking

Ginko (bus & trams) takes you to the Festival! During the day and in the evening, the transport network drops you off a few steps away from the concert venues..

Choose eco-transport! Bike stations are located near all concert venues in Besançon.

SNCF TER Bourgogne Franche-Comté (train) accompanies you in Besançon and in some concert locations in the region!

In Besançon, the parking options are limited around most concert venues. You can park for free or for 1 € per night (7 p.m. to 9 a.m.) in parking lots in the city center.

Weekend package

Go for a weekend to explore Besançon and its heritage!
Tailor-made package including:

  • Night in hotel in the city center,
  • a place in 1st category for a concert
  • Gift : the program book and “members” rate for all other concerts!

Information and reservation
Besançon Tourist and Convention Bureau
+33 (0) 3 81 80 92 01/55