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Dijon Travel Guide: 186 reviews and 445 photos

Dijon is one of the most attractive for tourists cities in France. It is known not only its graceful buildings of the Middle Ages, but also its culinary, for example, the most sweet mustard in the world is produced in Dijon
Our excursion around the city as usually began from Notre-Dame. The city centre is Forzh street. Day was windy. On the main foot street flags have been hanged out. They fluttered with noisy in impulses of a wind. One more feature of Dijon, and probably, Burgundy, were multi-coloured roofs from a brown, green and yellow tile. Till now we saw only a brown and orange tile, there it has given a variety to a city landscape.

You can watch my 1 min 44 sec Video Dijon out of my Youtube channel.

A sculpture of an owl attracted our attention near the Cathedral. It shined from touches of the tourists trusting as we have been explained, that the owl will execute any wish.

Ancient walls of XII century surround the Count palace.
Dijon was the capital of four dukes of Burgundy. The glory about the Burgundian ducal court yard rattled across Europe. The city was one of the centers of the European art.

My pages about France:
1) Île-de-France,
2) Paris,
3) Monchy-Saint-Éloi,
4) Versailles,
5) Fontainebleau,
6) Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois,
7) Centre,
8) Orléans,
9) Chambord,
10) Chenonceau,
11) Tours,
12) Aquitaine,
13) Arcachon,
14) Bordeaux,
15) Languedoc-Roussillon,
16) Carcassonne,
17) Midi-Pyrénées,
18) Toulouse,
19) Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,
20) Arles,
21) Avignon,
22) Cannes,
23) Marseille,
24) Nice,
25) Orange,
26) Parc Naturel Régional de Camargue,
27) Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer,
28) Rhône-Alpes,
29) Lyon,
30) Bourgogne,
31) Dijon,
32) Lorraine,
33) Metz,
34) Nancy,
35) Reims.

  • Last visit to Dijon: Aug 1995
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Nov 4, 2013 at 3:21 AM

    Lovely! Burgundy is such a pretty area in France!

  • iandsmith's Profile Photo
    Nov 6, 2011 at 1:41 AM

    Thanks for the info, heading there next year.
    Cheers from Down Under

  • german_eagle's Profile Photo
    May 23, 2010 at 9:37 AM

    Another city I have yet to see. Thanks for the very good introduction. Lovely page!

  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Jul 1, 2009 at 12:15 PM

    Hello, Sergey! You have travelled all over Europe! Good for you! ><><><><><><>><><><><

  • mvtouring's Profile Photo
    Nov 22, 2008 at 11:38 PM

    Another one of your stunning pages, love visiting your pages ;-)

  • MalenaN's Profile Photo
    Nov 22, 2008 at 11:11 PM

    The Old Town of Dijon looks lovely! Great historic overview!

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Jul 1, 2008 at 12:46 PM

    Very good page with excellent historical tips. Yes, for a long time, the dukes of Burgundy challenged the kings of France and on several occasions, there were battles between them. Burgundy is also famous for its food (and wine, of course)!

  • BillNJ's Profile Photo
    Jun 22, 2008 at 7:19 PM

    Sergey, great tips and photos. I especially like the historical ones on Burgundy. The culture of Burgundy was famous for eating well and living the good life. I would love to go and find out firsthand if Dijon upholds this tradition. Cheers, Bill

  • Jun 18, 2008 at 10:13 PM

    Great page! Like all your pages!

  • yumyum's Profile Photo
    Feb 3, 2008 at 11:45 AM

    For a long time I didn't know that Dijon had this pretty old town center. But one day I sat on a train that stopped here and ever since then I'm hoping to visit one day.


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