Lods is a commune in the Doubs département in the Franche-Comté region in eastern France.
Geography [ edit ]
Lods is located 12 km (7.5 mi) southwest of
Ornans in the valley of the Loue River.
History [ edit ]
It is first documented in 1189, and there are archaeological remains from the fifth and the seventh centuries.
Population [ edit ]
Economy [ edit ]
Viticulture was the primary activity until the phylloxera infestation. The arrival of the railroad caused both the vineyards and the forges to decline due to outside competition.
Tourism [ edit ]
Lods is a picturesque village with two hotels and a campground. Outdoor activities include tennis, fishing, and canoeing. Also worth seeing are the
Musée de la Vigne et du Vin viticulture museum and art gallery.
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