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Wine Tasting - Cote de Nuits Region with One Cellar Visit
"Today you will journey through the vineyards of the Cote de Nuits wine district traveling through the villages of Fixin Gevrey Chambertin Morey Saint Denis Chambolle-Musigny Vougeot Vosne-Romanee and Nuits St Georges on the Route des Grands Crus and along small vineyard roads.Your wine specialist-guide will explain the different varieties and wine qualities as well as different tasks performed throughout the year to care for
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Wine Tasting - Cote de Nuits Region with Two Cellar Visits
"Today you will journey through the vineyards of the Cote de Nuits wine district traveling through the villages of Fixin Gevrey Chambertin Morey Saint Denis Chambolle-Musigny Vougeot Vosne-Romanee and Nuits St Georges on the Route des Grands Crus and along small vineyard roads.Your wine specialist-guide will explain the different varieties and wine qualities as well as different tasks performed throughout the year to care for
From EUR72.00
 
Private Tour: Full Day Wine Tasting Tour from Dijon
"Your 7-hour private tour begins when your chauffeur picks you up and drives into the softly rolling hills of Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune in Burgundy. Your bilingual wine maven will enlighten you about the region’s world-renowned grapes vintners and wines. Learn how the winemakers care for the vines harvest the grapes and bottle these high-quality wines. Enjoy a leisurely ride through the picturesque countryside to the village of Gevrey-Chambertin which specializes in fine pinot noirs. Admire the stately chateaux and sprawling vineyards en route to other villages like Morey St Denis Chambolle-Musigny Vougeot
From EUR103.00

More Local Customs in Dijon

The Chablis and the...

The Chablis and the Beaujolais vineyard : they are near the town of Auxerre, are half-way between Dijon and Paris. They are spread over the hill-slopes on either side of the pretty valley of the river...
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piccolina
Mar 04, 2010

Bourgogne Aligote and Creme de Cassis = Un Kir

We stayed for 2 nights at the Relais de la Sans-Fond in the town of Fenay, 5 km south of Dijon by the D996. It had a good inexpensive restaurant and we ate our dinners there. With our first meal we...
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hquittner
Oct 12, 2008

The Virgin of Good Hope

Inside of Notre Dame in a chapel to the right of the choir is a wooden statue with a dark complexion. (This phenomenon has occurred on several other ancient wooden pieces of this type. The statue is...
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hquittner
Sep 29, 2008

Jacquemart the Bell-Ringer

Atop the South Bell turret of the Church of Notre Dame, behind the peculiar church facade, is a clock and four automaton figures. The figures are a “family”. In 1382 Philippe the Bold confiscated a...
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hquittner
Sep 28, 2008

An Owl That Brings Good Luck!

Carved into the stone of one of the chapel buttresses at the east end of Notre Dame is the image of an owl. This figure of unknown provenance gave rise to the name of the street Rue de la Chouette...
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hquittner
Sep 28, 2008

Rub the owl's tummy

A local custom is to rub the tummy of the owl that is carved into the north side of the Eglise Notre Dame on Rue de la Chouette. You are supposed to rub it with your left hand since it is closest to...
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kathymof
May 05, 2007
 
 
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Greatest Drink Ever!

When at any restaurant or bar in Dijon, order a Kir. This drink is a regional specialty named after a former mayor of the city. Made from a black current liquor (Crème de Cassis) et white wine, it is...
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kaffeine11
May 18, 2004

old tradition building

in some villages around Dijon you can still find the traditional way of making a house in Bretagne. Nice to see the locals appreciate this way and preserve the houses. They use big logs as a way to...
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inuit
Jan 07, 2004

Kir cocktail

The kir cocktail is one of the most simple in the world but it is so nice when done when the right ingredients. The cocktail was first called "blanc-cassis" or "blanc-cass" as it was made from white...
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bzh
Mar 12, 2003

The Wine Trail<br/>They're called...

The Wine Trail They're called Gevrey-Chambertin, Vougeot, Vosne-Romanée, Nuits Saint-Georges, Aloxe-Corton… known to everyone in the world. This is why the Burgundy wine trail from Dijon to Nuits...
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Rieke
Sep 12, 2002

Burgundy has concentrated on...

Burgundy has concentrated on just two grape varieties, though each supreme in its kind. So, with some minor exceptions, all the wines of Burgundy are produced either from the Chardonnay grape for...
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Rieke
Sep 12, 2002

If you don't speak French, at...

If you don't speak French, at least say Bon Jour. The French are lovely people who get a bad rap from American's. If you make an effort to speak French, they will warm up to you. Also, don't slam the...
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kellensdad
Aug 25, 2002

Lucky owl

Wandering in the old town, try to find the owl. Local wisdom has it that you should make a wish while touching it and it will be granted.
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bzh
Mar 16, 2003

Top Hotels in Dijon

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22 boulevard de la Marne, BP 25, Dijon, Burgundy, 21071, France
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1, Place Marie de Bourgogne, Parc de la Toison d'Or, Dijon, Burgundy, 21000, France
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18 Rue Sainte Anne, Dijon, Burgundy, 21000, France
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Place Wilson, Dijon, Burgundy, 21000, France
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8 rue de Montigny, Dijon, Burgundy, 21000, France
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26 rue Jacques Cellerier, Dijon, 21000, France
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Top Things to Do in Dijon

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Rue de la Liberté

Rue de la Liberté is the spine of the old town. Almost all sights can be found in its direct vicinity, e.g. the Palais des Ducs, Eglise Notre-Dame or Dijon's other famous churches. It's also the...
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Market Hall

Decorated with pennants in the colours of the French flag, Dijon's market hall is a gourmet's paradise. Lots of stalls sell everything which makes a foodie's heart beat faster: vegs, fruit, meat,...
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Eglise Notre-Dame

The first thing you will recognise when seeing Notre-Dame are its numerous gargoyles, which are among the best-kept I've seen. There are three rows of gargoyles on its western facade, one more...
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La Chouette

... if you touch "la Chouette", that is! La Chouette is a tiny stone-carved owl on one of the buttresses of Eglise Notre-Dame. Located amidst the church as an example for the former ecclesiastical...
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hquittner

"The Splendors of a Medieval and Renaissance Power"
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breughel

"THE SPLENDOURS OF THE DUKES OF BURGUNDY."
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Lilasel

"DIJON - the capital of the Dukes of Burgundy"
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Kuznetsov_Sergey

"Moscow-Dijon"
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"Capital of Burgundy"
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