Tourism & Activities
Coming to Dijon for a bit of sightseeing? Excellent idea! The capital of Burgundy is a destination of choice. Enjoy the calm and relaxing setting of the Brit Hotel Hermès Couchey, and make the most of your stay in our hotel in Dijon, near Nuit-Saints-Georges and Beaune, to discover the charms of Burgundy.
If you are coming to visit Dijon in just 2 days, here is a short summary of what you need to know. Former capital of the Dukes of Burgundy, Dijon is also known as "the city of a hundred steeples". This nickname comes from its important architectural and particularly religious heritage. Moreover, the rich gastronomy of the region reinforces the tourist attraction of the city, with specialities such as: mustard, blackcurrant cream, snails, Burgundy truffles or the famous beef Bourguignon... A visit to Dijon is a trip for the taste buds! As for monuments, the Palace of the Dukes of Burgundy now houses the Museum of Fine Arts. The Philippe le Bon tower, a former watchtower built in 1433, is also there. Throughout the city, you will find several churches, chapels, abbeys and monasteries that bear witness to the city's rich religious history. In addition, the town is shaped by mansions and half-timbered houses as well as castles in the surrounding area. For more information, visit the Dijon Tourist Office website.
The presses of the Dukes of Burgundy in Chenove: http://www.ville-chenove.fr/fr/patrimoine-tourisme/les-pressoirs
Dijon Tourist Office: http://www.visitdijon.com/
Gevrey-Chambertin tourist office: http://www.ot-gevreychambertin.fr/
La route des grands crus : http://www.vins-bourgogne.fr/escapades-viticoles/la-grande-route-des-vins/grande-route-des-vins-cinq-itineraires-pour-vivre-les-vins-de-bourgogne,2363,9603.html
Chateau du clos de vougeot : http://www.closdevougeot.fr/
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