Located just 1.5 hours by train from Paris and 2 hours from Lyon, Dijon is the capital of Burgundy and therefore one of the thirteen regional capitals of France. Burgundy is a historic region of central-eastern France and one of the country's main wine-growing regions. Known for its economic, cultural and tourist assets, the city of Dijon is ideal for practicing visits to its vineyards and discovering its gastronomic fair in autumn. It is also advisable to observe the architectural styles of the city, ranging from Gothic to Art Deco.
If you have the opportunity, go to the Museum of Fine Arts in Dijon which is one of the most important and one of the oldest museums in France. Also visit the Saint-Bénigne Cathedral which is a 13th century Gothic oriented church located in the protected center of Dijon in the Côte-d'Or.
Pass by the Palace of the Dukes and States of Burgundy which is a large historic palace accompanied by a museum. When you are there, don't leave without going to the Philippe le Bon Tower of the Palace of the Dukes which is a 15th century Classic and Renaissance style tower under the Duke of Burgundy Philippe le Bon.