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Dijon by Informationtakesover @flickr
Palais by Epicxero @flickr
Palais des ducs de Bourgogne
Palais des ducs de Bourgogne by Yoshia @flickr
Dijon post office
Dijon post office by Andrea Schaffer @flickr
Dijon by Andrea Schaffer @flickr
Dijon cathedral
Dijon cathedral by Andrea Schaffer @flickr
Porte Guillaume, Place Darcy Dijon
Porte Guillaume, Place Darcy Dijon by Computerhotline @flickr
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Top sigths of France

Versailles has become a true shrine of medieval culture. The same named palace is the biggest sight of this place. Long ago it was the residence of French kings, so its spacious halls have retained their elegance and luxury till our days. During an excursion in the palace, tourists will know more about the history of that place and the purpose of every room. The most famous landmarks of Versailles are the Grand Canal and the Neptune Fountain. Versailles is located in the centre of a beautiful park decorated with statues and fountains. There are two historic buildings in the distant part of the park – the Grand Trianon and the Petite Trianon. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Dijon

Shopping, streets and outlets

For new shoes go to Eram store. It has excellent footwear for both men and women. All the shoes presented here are made in France and are of high quality. Lovers of classical style and those who prefer unusual bright things will be able to choose suitable models. This store is also historical, its opening was held in 1927. Dijon has a Galeries Lafayette department store. A large multi-brand store, that includes … Open

Advices for travellers

3. The city is really great to travel by foot. Given that the majority of important excursion sites are located in the center of Dijon, this method of travel is the most optimal one and will give you an opportunity to examine all important sights of the city. 4. Bus is considered the most popular form of public transport. The cost of one ride is approximately 1 euro. Tourists who plan to make many … Open

Active recreation

By the way, Dijon has some connection to the movie-making world as several famous films were shot in it. For example, Maison Millière, a beautiful mansion that is also an architectural landmark, can be seen in many films about the Middle Ages. Such as Cyrano de Bergerac, in which Gérard Depardieu played the protagonist. Nowadays, it is an upscale restaurant that offers fine cuisine, but the design of the mansion … Open

Festivals and events in Dijon

After the gastronomic festival, namely, at the end of August or at the beginning of September, one more interesting event starts in Dijon - Festival de Musiques et Danses Populaires. This festival takes place in the same venue, in Cellier de Clairvaux. Festival de Musiques et Danses Populaires has a rich and diverse schedule where everyone finds something interesting. The event features performances of musicians … Open

Travel guide to Dijon

A very interesting historical monument is the Church of St. Benignus. It is a spectacular monument in the Romanesque style. Part of the ancient monastery is now occupied by the Archaeological Museum. Its visitors can see many unique exhibits. The ancient sculptures of the gods, as well as jewels and items of life of the ancient Celts, are presented here. During the excursion, visitors of the monastery will be … Open

Traditions and mentality of Dijon

It is not hard to endear local people – all tourists need to do is to speak French. English is not very popular in the region. That said, if tourists do not know the French language, it is enough to learn several phrases in French and then start speaking English. Visitors who know French will find it easy to understand locals – the dialect and accent are not complicated in the region and are not much different … Open

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