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Highlights in Dijon
- Admirable Gothic monuments
- A culinary heritage recognized by all
- A very rich cultural offer
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Dijon
In the centre of Dijon, with Holidu you will find accommodation that fully meets your family's expectations. You will be close to the main activities of the city and will feel at home in a beautifully furnished holiday rental. For example, you can enjoy a fully equipped kitchen and sleeping accommodation with bedding that is as comfortable as possible.A house in front of the Burgundy Canal
Among the other accommodation solutions available, there are beautiful houses with a view of the Burgundy Canal. The rental that will seduce you will have a bay window that guarantees a bright and tastefully decorated stay. In addition, you will be able to connect to the Internet in any room with a wifi connection.
Holidays in Dijon
Location and orientation
Dijon is the prefecture of the Côte-d'Or, it has about 153,000 inhabitants and is considered the capital of Burgundy. It borders Bellefond and Asnières-lès-Dijon in the north, Saint-Apollinaire and Quetigny in the east, Talan in the west and the commune of Neuilly-lès-Dijon in the south. Dijon is also 190 kilometres north of Lyon and 310 kilometres south-east of Paris. Several destinations are particularly attractive in terms of tourism around Dijon. It takes about 40 minutes to reach Beaune by road and 1h10 to reach Besançon.The particularities of Dijon
Dijon is part of the Route des Grand Crus in the same way as other communes such as Chenôve, Beaune and Meursault. It is distinguished by remarkably well-preserved monuments, the main ones dating back to the Middle Ages. In addition, Dijon is crossed by the Ouche, the Suzon and the Burgundy Canal.
A destination with a preserved natural heritage
Burgundy wines will no longer have any secrets for you after participating in an oenological discovery workshop in Dijon. You will have on the program of this entertaining and enriching activity the discovery of the winegrower's work and a tasting of several regional grands crus.Discover Burgundy cuisine
Cuisine is a very important tourist vector in this region. Good restaurants are thus committed to highlighting culinary specialities made with local products. During your stay, we invite you to taste the famous Burgundian beef, eggs, gingerbread and marbled ham. If you go there in November, you will have the opportunity to attend the International and Gastronomic Fair in Dijon.
Several French personalities are from Dijon, including journalist and television host Denis Brogniart, engineer Gustave Eiffel and composer Jean-Philippe Rameau.
Top 5 things to do
Its inscription on UNESCO's World Heritage List is not in dispute. This Gothic style building will seduce you in many ways! The flatness of its western façade is surprising, as is the fifty or so decorative gargoyles. Inside, you will have the opportunity to see the wooden statue of Our Lady of Good Hope and sublime stained glass windows that let light into the heart of the churchGarden of the Arquebus
It is one of Dijon's green lungs, it is good to walk and recharge your batteries at any time of the year! It extends over 5 hectares and offers a beautiful variety of plants. You will pass through this garden in front of the Raines during your escapade and will certainly have the opportunity to capture in photos the swans that have made it their residence. It is open early in the morning until sunset and has the advantage of being free!Saint-Bénigne Cathedral
This building, which combines Gothic architecture and a crypt decorated in a Romanesque style, must be part of every tourist's programme in Dijon. Its monumental organ dating from the 18th century amazes all visitors. There are also beautiful sculptures and several period paintings.The Museum of Fine Arts
The ideal activity when the weather does not encourage you to go for a walk. A visit to this museum will surprise you with beautiful surprises, especially sumptuous paintings from the medieval period. You will certainly also linger in front of sculptures and works of art from the Renaissance and various contemporary worksThe Museum of Natural History
It is located in the Jardin des Sciences and delights all its visitors. One space is dedicated to the animal world, another is dedicated to the geology of Burgundy-Franche-Comté where many fossils are exhibited. You will also have the opportunity to view a collection of beetles, spiders and butterflies in a room specialized in entomology.