Discover the city of Dijon

Capital of Burgundy, France

The historical city of Dijon was once called Divo during Roman times, on the route from Lyon to Paris it rapidly grew in importance. Rising from the Dark Ages, it became the home of the powerful Dukes of Burgundy who built the palace in the city center.

With the centuries that passed by, impressive constructions were undertaken such as the Gothic church Notre Dame and the Tour de Philippe Le Bon. Now most to more half-timbered buildings than any other French city.

The capital is a great base camp and starting point to explore the treasures of Burgundy such as barge cruise on the canal, the grand and famous wine villages and UNESCO listed Climats such as Moret Saint Denis, Nuit's Saint George, Beane, Pommard, Volnay, Aloxe Corton, Meursault.

And of course the restaurants offering delicious meals like garlic snails, the fine Charolais beef, Coq au Vin, Cassis and much more.

More exciting things to do in Dijon

The city is located at the northern end of the main Burgundy vine yards Côtes de Nuits and Côtes de Beaune, with in minutes you can begin to visit explore miles of wine fields and wineries. The map shows the vineyards extending south from Dijon, through Nuits Saint George and Beaune. You will find the famous wines of Aloxe-Corton, Chambertin, Pommard, Mersault and many more.

Luxury hotel barge, discover the beautiful Burgundy canal.

Barge & Bike, mix your passion for Burgundy with cycling and cruising on the canals and rivers.

Private wine tours, enter the world of Grand Crus in the Côte de Beaune & Côte de Nuits.

The historic buildings and monuments

The food markets

A vast choice of restaurants offering all kinds of cuisine for all budgets

Shopping in the boutiques

How to travel to Dijon.
Burgundy wine yards

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