What to visit in Dijon from La Maison Philippe le Bon ?
Take advantage of your stopover at the 4-star hotel Maison Philippe le Bon, to visit the historic center.
Go sightseeing in Burgundy and visit Dijon and its surroundings, the market place, the Consortium, Notre-Dame Church.
Culture, heritage, gastronomy, vineyards visits, Burgundy invites you on a splendid journey to the heart of its protected lands.
Dijon, City of Art and History
Capital of the Dukes of Burgundy, City of Art and History since 2008, Dijon embodies all of the Burgundian lifestyle, which combines wine-making expertise with the pleasure of good food.
The symbolic city of mustard, gingerbread and blackcurrant, is also known for its architectural and heritage facets, with a historic center listed in the UNESCO World Heritage.
Historical, green and lively metropolis, Dijon invites you to set off in search of its treasures.
In the inner city, take the time to go for a stroll around the city on the cobbled streets to explore the private mansions, religious buildings. Observe the glazed tiles and follow The Owl Trail in 22 steps.
Visit the Fine Arts Museum, completely renovated in 2019.
A longing for nature ? Continue your Burgundy exploration and have a stroll by the chanoine Kir lake or in la Colombiere park.
Dijon, The “Champs Elysées” of Burgundy
Dijon is also the way in to the prestigious Burgundy vineyard. Its reputation as a Grands Crus route, has earned the “Champs Elysées de Bourgogne” nickname.
In October 2010, the Dijon-Côtes de Nuits destination was certified « Vignobles et Découvertes »
This Grands Crus route is dotted with typical Burgundy villages and their wine-tasting cellars. Meet the wine-growers and taste the exquisite beverages in the wine cellars that contributes to the reputation of the Region: Côtes de Beaune, Nuits Saint Georges, Chablis, so many wines that will make you experience intense tasting moments.
The highlights of this perfect balance between architecture and oenology : The hospices de Beaune and its colorful roofs , 40 minutes away from the hotel.
Listed in the UNESCO World Heritage in 2015, the Vineyard of Burgundy Climates embody the very essence of Burgundy, a model of wine-growing expertise, traditions and exceptional architectural heritage.
Some nearby towns:
- Gevrey-Chambertin: 20 km away (26 minutes)
- Nuits-Saint-Georges: 30 km away (30 minutes)
- Beaune: 43 km away (40 minutes)
- Dole: 53 km away (44 minutes)