Dijon, Burgundy, France
Dijon is a city in eastern France, the capital of the Côte-d'Or département and of the Burgundy region. Dijon is the historical capital of the province of Burgundy. It is best known for its mustard, but also for being one the most beautiful in France.

Dijon has many beautiful buildings and mansions, numerous parks and gardens and fine food stores. The rue de la Liberté forms the spine of the town, running east from the wide, attractive place Darcy and the eighteenth-century triumphal arch of Porte Guillaume, once a city gate, past the palace of the dukes of Burgundy on the semicircular place de la Libération.

Things to see and do

* Notre Dame de Dijon
* Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dijon
* Ducal Palace
* Dijon Cathedral
* Porte Guilaume

Cruise Season – March - Dec
Currency – Euro (EUR)
Language – French
Population – 155,430 approx
Land Area – 40.41 km2
Electricity – 2 round pins European style.
Time – UTC plus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 44

Travel Links - Dijon is located approximately 300 km (190 mi) southeast of Paris, or one hour and 40 minutes by the TGV high-speed train (LGV Sud-Est) via Gare de Lyon. By car, it is about three hours from Paris. For comparison, Lyon is 180 km (110 mi) away and two hours distant - although there is no high-speed train link between both cities. Nice takes about six hours by TGV and Strasbourg about three hours at regular train speed. Lausanne in Switzerland is less than 150 km (93 mi) away or two hours by train.