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Dijon is a town located in the Côte-d'Or department and is the capital of Burgundy. It famous for its mustard.

Around Dijon


Things to see around Dijon:

  • The village of Selongey and its prehistoric and roman vestiges
  • The Seb factory, where the famous pressure cooker
  • The caves of Bèze
  • The Fontaine-Française castle, one of the most beautiful in the region
  • The Rosières castle
  • The Arcelot castle

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The Saône Valley


The Saône Valley possesses a very rich heritage:

  • Gallo-roman vestiges
  • Romanesque churches
  • Gothic houses, castles, abbeys
  • Renaissance buildings
  • Wash houses and fountains

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Boat trip


A boat trip on the 'Billebaude'. Departure from Pouilly-en-Auxois on the Canal de Bourgogne, you will see:

  • The 'Maison Régionale des Arts de la Table' housed in the old Saint Pierre hospice dating frol the 17th century.
  • Châteauneuf-en-Auxois


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Things to see


The Fontenay abbey listed as worl heritage since 1981.

Flavigny vineyard that stretches on 16 ha, located on Flavigny-sur-Ozerain near Mont Auxois.

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The Wash houses tour


The wash houses tour will uncover the most beautiful wash houses of the region.

  • Salives: wash house dating from the 19th century
  • Beneuvre: Two identical wash houses located on both sides of the village
  • Bure-les-Templiers: Wash house located underneath the Town Hall and school
  • Recey-sur-Source: wash house located on the road side
  • Voulaines-les-Templiers: wash house made of stone
  • Essarois: Wash house and fountain located on the road side
  • Vanvey: The most beautiful wash house of the tour

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The Castles


The castles to see:

  • The castle of Epoisses dating from the 16th century
  • The castle of Bussy-Rabutin
  • The castle of Bourbilly, one of the oldest in Burgundy

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