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Dijon

Dijon

About Dijon:

A taste of France that cuts the mustard.
Dijon is a beautiful location for a city break. Check out the town’s treasure trove of churches and cathedrals, including the magnificent Notre-Dame de Dijon. Head to the Musee des Beaux-Arts in the resplendant Ducal Palace. Or take a stroll though the unspoilt city centre, with its charming 18th century houses. And don’t forget to visit the surrounding Burgundy vineyards. For an unforgettable tour, take the Vineyard Excursion in the Cotes de Nuits.

 

What to do in Dijon:

Notre-Dame de Dijon:

The grotesque gargolyles peering down from this magnificent 13th century Gothic cathedral date from the nineteenth century. The original gargoyles having been removed centuries earlier after one plunged to earth killing a passing dignitary.

Information office: +33 (0)8 92 70 05 58 (all major languages)

 

Vineyard Excursion in the Côte de Nuits:

Several wine tours head from Dijon into the surrounding vineyards of Burgundy. This one passes through eight pretty villages and finishes with a cellar visit and wine tasting.

Information office: +33 (0)8 92 70 05 58 (all major languages)

 

Cheese Factory:

Join the charming Gaugry family to learn how creamy, unpasteurised French cheese is made using centuries old methods. Worth going for the cheese tasting alone.

Information office: +33 (0)8 92 70 05 58 (all major languages)

 

International Gastronomic Fair:

Two-hundred thousand visitors flock to this foodie festival every year. There are lots of yummy treats to try and the 500 exhibitors put on cooking demonstrations to get you inspired.

Information office: +33 (0)8 92 70 05 58 (all major languages)

 

Ducal Palace:

The beautiful Ducal Palace is home to the Musée des Beaux-Arts where visitors are treated to a treasure trove of works by European masters.

Information office: +33 (0)8 92 70 05 58 (all major languages)