Located just over an hour by train from Paris and two hours north from Lyon, Dijon is the capital of the Burgundy wine region and one of the thirteen regional capitals of France. It’s also an incredible place to start your trip with some of the best Burgundy wine tours and tastings book delicious food and wine tours while you’re exploring the Burgundy wine region.
Burgundy is a historic wine region in central-eastern France and one of the country's main wine-growing territories. Known for its economic, cultural, and tourist attractions, as well as for the prior home of the Dukes of Burgundy, its bustling city of Dijon is ideal for visiting its vineyards and discovering its gastronomic fair in autumn.
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Dijon wine highlight
- Located in Burgundy wine region of France.
- Plenty of vineyards, wine cellars, and wine-related attractions.
- Historic city rich with culture.
Things to Do & Attractions in Dijon, France
During your visit, Winalist would also advise you to observe the architectural styles of this Burgundy city, ranging from Gothic to Art Deco. Discover Dijon, one of the thirteen regional capitals of France. Winalist accompanies you during your stay to guide you in your wine tourism activities to be carried out on site. The winegrowers of Dijon will be happy to welcome you to their estate to introduce you to the vineyard, the history of their land, their cellar but also to let you taste the different wines they make every day at home.
During a day or a few hours, you discover the castles, cellars, and vineyards of wine estates such as Crémant Veuve Ambard. It is also an opportunity to taste local wines in the heart of Burgundy in Vougeot, a village near Dijon.
If you have the opportunity, make sure to visit the Museum of Fine Arts in Dijon. This is one of the most important and one of the oldest museums in France. Also make sure to visit the Saint-Bénigne Cathedral, a 13th century gothic-style oriented church located in the protected center of Dijon in Côte-d'Or.
When you’re visiting Dijon, also make sure to pass by the Palace of the Dukes and States of Burgundy. This is a large historic palace accompanied by a museum. When you are there, do not leave without going to the Philippe le Bon Tower of the Palace of the Dukes which is a Classic and Renaissance style tower from the 15th century under the Duke of Burgundy Philippe le Bon.
There are visit and tasting activities at all prices and for all tastes in Burgundy, departing from Dijon. The opinions of wine tourists who trust us every day are also available to help you choose.
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