Dijon holiday rentals
You may well know that Dijon is world famous for its mustard and wine, but this city in Eastern France has a lot more to offer when you book a holiday home in Dijon. With the remains of its medieval past still present in the centre and culture brimming from every corner, Dijon will enlighten you through its sights and tastes and provide you with an authentic French holiday experience.
Experience architecture through the ages when you stay in Dijon
The streets are lined with cobblestones and then if you look up, the skies with varied architectural styles, including Capetian, Gothic and Renaissance. This adds to the authenticity of this city. There are various fascinating churches that you could spend hours exploring, such as, St. Philibert, St. Michel, Dijon Cathedral and Notre Dame de Dijon. The legend says that one of its stone relief sculptures, an owl, is a good-luck charm: visitors to the church touch the owl with their left hands to make a wish. Dijon is also home to many museums, including the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dijon. Ducal Palace of Gothic origin is also a great tourist attraction to visit, where you are able to walk around the courtyard and appreciate the ornately decorated doorways.
Stay in one of the food capitals on the world when you rent a holiday home
Dijon hosts its International and Gastronomic Fair every year in autumn, and it is one of the ten most important fairs in the French food calendar. Dijon also hosts every three years the international flower show Florissimo. Burgundy is a world-famous wine growing region, and notable vineyards, such as Vosne-Romanée and Gevrey-Chambertin, are within 20 minutes of the city center.This region is also where eight of the world's top ten most expensive wines are produced, according to Wine Searcher. It is also near to Chalon-sur-Saone and Besancon if you want to take a day trip.
When you rent a holiday home in Dijon you will experience elegant medieval and Renaissance buildings, combined with excellent food, fine wine and shopping. If you are a keen gardener or just appreciate nature, then the Jardin de l’Arquebus or Parc des Carrieres Bacquin are good day trips. The nearest airport is in Dole (Dole-Jura Airport), about 50km away.