Discover Dijon: the capital of Burgundy

En route to 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 winemakers of Dijon will be happy to welcome you to their domain to present the vineyard, the history of their land, their cellar but also to make you taste the different wines they make every day at home. You will find below the list of wine-related experiences offered by our partner hosts. Reserve yours now.

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What to do and what to visit in Dijon?

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.

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What grape varieties to discover in Dijon?

The Burgundy vineyard is a French vineyard which extends over 250 kilometers and which is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in the departments of Yonne, Côte-d'Or and Saône-et-Loire.

Burgundy produces red and rosé wines (31.5%), white wines (60.5%), as well as crémant (8%). The grape varieties are pinot noir and gamay for red wines, chardonnay and aligoté for white wines.

To find out more about the wine history of Dijon, we invite you to book your next wine tourism experience now. The reservation is made online on Winalist and is instant. Have a nice stay in Burgundy!

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