Dijon

Superb food and sightseeing come together in Burgundy’s historic capital, which combines many restaurants and delicatessens with magnificent landmarks, including the Gothic Notre Dame church. Excursions are easily booked through the local tourist office. French Travel Service offers rail and hotel holidays to Dijon, historic Burgundy at its finest

LATE NEWS - ADDITIONAL HOTELS, MORE CHOICE: As well as the hotel featured on this page, French Travel Service's netwrok of contacts now allow us to book more hotels in Dijon, including the Three Star City Loft and 2 Star Campanile Gare. Please ask for detaisl and prices

EXCURSIONS

The Côte d'Or contains two distinguished regions: The Côte de Beaune for its excellent white wines and the Côte de Nuits for its famous red wines.

The guide/driver will take you through the vineyards; explain the techniques used to care for the vines throughout the year in the famous winemaking villages of the Côte de Nuits. The vineyard tour is followed by at least one guided cellar visit and comprehensive wine tasting where it all comes together.

Tour Number 1 - Côte de Nuits-2:30 pm : We travel through the vineyards of the villages of Marsannay-La-Côte, Fixin, Gevrey-Chambertin, Morey-Saint-Denis, Chambolle-Musigny, Vougeot, Vosne-Romanée and Nuits-Saint-Georges on the small vine roads and the Route des Grands Crus. A cellar visit and wine tasting follow the vineyard tour. Departure 2:30 pm from the Dijon train station (Dijon Ville). Available Monday to Saturday, duration approximately 2 to 2 ½ hours. Price: £42 per person.

Tour Number 2 - Extended Côte de Nuits, 2 winery stops - 10 am : Visit the vineyards of the Côte de Nuits and compare wines and cellars during two cellar visits and comprehensive wine tastings. Departure: 10 am from the Dijon train station (Dijon Ville), Place Darcy. Monday to Saturday, duration approximately 3 to 3 ½ hours. Price: £51 per person.

Tour Number 3 - Full Day in Burgundy - Dijon + Wine Tour : Enjoy a vineyard tour of the Cote de Nuits with 1 or 2 wine tastings (depending on your timing) and take a fantastic self-guided walking tour of Dijon with a booklet explaining everything you need to know about the sites of the city - in 1 of 11 languages! We also provide our suggestions on how to enjoy the best of Dijon during your visit - our insider's guide: pick up that classic jar of mustard, where to eat the best escargots, boeuf bourguignon, coq au vin + other specialties, manage the open farmers market and much more! Departure from the Dijon train station from Monday through Saturday. Price: £49 or £55 per person, depending on wine tour chosen.

 

 

 

Grand Hotel la Cloche

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5 stars

A striking building, built in 1884 and officially classified an historical monument, and very much the top hotel in Dijon's historical centre, with public gardens on one side and the hotel's own garden and terrace on the other.

All the major sights of the Old Town are on its doorstep. In addition to the impressive lobby and lounge the hotel has an elegant bar and two restaurants. The 68 immaculately decorated bedrooms are air-conditioned, soundproofed and with bathroom, separate wc, satellite tv, minibar, personal safe and free wifi. American buffet breakfast.

Grand Hotel la Cloche
Grand Hotel la Cloche Prices
Dates 1 Nov 13 - 31 Mar 14
1 Nov - 31 Dec 14
1 Jul - 31 Aug 14 1 Apr - 30 Jun 14
1 Sep - 31 Oct 14
No. of Nights 3 4 5 Ex Nt Sgl Nt 3 4 5 Ex Nt Sng Nt 3 4 5 Ex Nt Sng Nt
Price (£) 436 531 626 95 82 514 633 752 119 86 510 627 744 117 96
Terms Prices per person in £GBP and include Eurostar and TGV. Hotel Supplements may also apply and will be advised on booking. Check 1st class and peak travel supplements here.

Hotel le Jura

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3 stars

This superior 3 star hotel, just a stone's throw from the station and within easy walking distance of Dijon's historic centre, has been extensively refurbished in recent years to very high standards.

There are 75 nicely decorated and spacious rooms, all fully soundproofed and air-conditioned, with bath or sha=ower, wc, satellite tv and free wi-fi. There is a pleasant lounge and bar, and an attractive, peaceful inner courtyard. Family rooms available. Buffet breakfast

Hotel le Jura
Hotel le Jura Prices
Dates 1 Nov 13 - 31 Mar 14
1 Nov - 31 Dec 14
1 Jul - 31 Aug 14 1 Apr - 30 Jun 14
1 Sep - 31 Oct 14
No. of Nights 3 4 5 Ex Nt Sgl Nt 3 4 5 Ex Nt Sng Nt 3 4 5 Ex Nt Sng Nt
Price (£) 261 304 347 43 37 286 333 380 47 41 341 403 465 62 56
Terms Prices per person in £GBP and include Eurostar and TGV. Hotel Supplements may also apply and will be advised on booking. Check 1st class and peak travel supplements here.

Hotel Philippe Le Bon

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4 stars

Located in the historic heart of the city, this charming hotel comprises three period residences surrounding a garden and courtyard.

There is a restaurant with bar serving typical regional cuisine and all 32 air-conditioned rooms have bathrooms with hairdryer, telephone, satellite TV and minibar. Twin-bedded rooms are at the superior room supplement. Buffet breakfast

Reduction Apr, Oct (except Sundays): £4. Sunday discount Apr - Oct: £9

Hotel Philippe Le Bon
Hotel Philippe Le Bon Prices
Dates 1 Nov 13 - 31 Mar 14
1 Nov - 31 Dec 14
1 Jul - 31 Aug 14 1 Apr - 30 Jun 14
1 Sep - 31 Oct 14
No. of Nights 3 4 5 Ex Nt Sgl Nt 3 4 5 Ex Nt Sng Nt 3 4 5 Ex Nt Sng Nt
Price (£) 324 389 454 65 54 385 466 546 80 70 400 482 564 82 71
Terms Prices per person in £GBP and include Eurostar and TGV. Hotel Supplements may also apply and will be advised on booking. Check 1st class and peak travel supplements here.