Sightseeing route in Dijon

Dijon

【City description

The city was the capital of the Duchy of Burgundy. We can find buildings and the ambiance in this epoch like the Palace of Duc of Burgundy which is the city hall at present. The statue of the owl which is located beside the Notre Dame Church is the happiness symbol in this city. In addition, the mustard is famous and we can taste the escargot and the regional wine.

【Overall rating】

 ★★★★☆

【Time required】

 9 h 30

【Budget】

 14.50 euros

【Fatigue】

 ★★★★★

【Sightseeing route】



【Start】

①Dijon-Ville station

Gare de Dijon-Ville

★Go to Maréchal Foch Avenue for 5 minutes.



②Darcy Park

Parc Darcy

Time required: 10 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

③Guillaume Gate

Porte Guillaume

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go to Liberté St in the city centre.



④François Rude Square

Place de François Rude

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go to Forges St for 5 minutes.



⑤Tourist Information Center

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

⑥Notre-Dame Church

Église Notre Dame

Time required: 15 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 8 am – 7 pm

Close: No

★Go to Chouette St beside the church.



⑦Owl of Dijon

La Chouette de Dijon

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Continue to walk on the street and turn right at the first crossroad. When you arrive at a park, turn left to go to Longepierre St. It takes 10 minutes by walk.



⑧Saint-Michel Church

Église Saint-Michel

Time required: 15 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 9 am – 6 pm

Close: No

⑨Rude Museum

Musée Rude

Time required: 15 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 9 am – 6 pm

Close: Tuesday, national holidays

★Go to the street in front of the museum for 3 minutes.



⑩Art Museum

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dijon

Time required: 90 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 9 h 30 am – 6 pm

Close: Tuesday, national holidays

⑪Philippe le Bon Tower

Tour Philippe le Bon

Time required: 40 min / Admission fee: 5 euros

To visit the tower, you must register for the tour at the tourist information center.

⑫Libération Square

Place de la Libération

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go to Bons Enfants St from the square.



⑬Magnin Museum

Musée Magnin

Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 3.50 euros (5.50 euros with the exposition)

Opening hour: 10 am – noon / 1 h 30 pm – 6 pm

Close: Monday

★Continue to walk on the street in front of the museum and turn right to go to Philippe Pot St. Go straight and turn right at the end. Then, go to Hernoux St. When you arrive at Cordeliers Square, go to Victor Dumay St. Turn left to go to Sainte-Anne St. It takes 15 minutes by walk.



⑭Religious Art Museum

Musée d’Art Sacré

Time required: 30 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 9 h 30 am – 12 h 30 / 2 pm – 6 pm

Close: Tuesday, national holidays

⑮Bourgogne Life Museum

Musée de la vie Bourguignonne

Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 9 h 30 am – 12 h 30 / 2 pm – 6 pm

Close: Tuesday, national holidays

★Continue to walk on the street and turn right at the end. Go straight and turn right at the end and go up Monge St. When you arrive at a theatre, turn left to go to Danton St. It takes 10 minutes by walk.



⑯St-Bénigne Cathedral

Cathédral St-Bénigne

Time required: 20 min / Admission fee: 0 euro (2 euros for the crypt)

Opening hour: 9 am – noon / 2 pm – 7 pm (until 6 pm on Saturday)

Close: No

⑰Archeology Museum

Musée Archéologique

Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 9 h 30 am – 12 h 30 / 2 pm – 6 pm

Close: Tuesday, national holidays

★If you return to the station, go to Mariotte St in front of the cathedral for 10 minutes. If you have more time and the energy, turn left at the crossroad.



⑱Botanical Garden

Jardin Botanique de l’Arquebuse

Time required: 20 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★When you leave from the garden, go straight on Faubourg Raines street. When you arrive at Chartreuse Hospital Center, enter into the garden. It takes 15 minutes by walk.



⑲Well of Moses

Puits de Moïse

Time required: 15 min / Admission fee: 3.50 euros

Opening hour: 9 am – 12 h 30 / 2 pm – 4 h 30 pm (until 6 pm between April and September)

Close: No

★Go back to the station with the same route. It takes 20 minutes by walk.



【Goal】

Dijon-Ville station

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