Is Dijon worth visiting?
Simply so, what is Dijon famous for?
DIJON, France - While world-famous for its mustard and its wine, the medieval city of Dijon has the reputation of being the best-kept secret in France. About five centuries ago, Dijon was the capital of the vast Burgundy region that was ruled by dukes who made the city the center of arts and architecture.
One may also ask, what can you buy in Dijon France? Shopping in Dijon. Your shopping list may include regional wines, mustard, antiques, pain d'épices (spiced bread), and the blackcurrant liqueur, Crème de Cassis. The best shopping streets are rue de la Liberté, rue du Bourg, rue Bossuet, Place Grangier for designer shops and rue Verrerie for antiques.
Also, which is better Lyon or Dijon?
Dijon is smaller and more compact, cozier, more intimate and walkable than Lyon, making it a better choice for a short 1-day trip. Dijon is a better choice than Lyon for visiting the gorgeous surrounding Burgundy countryside and wine routes, and the pretty nearby villages such as Beaune.
Is Burgundy worth visiting?
Burgundy is well worth a visit. Beaune, Dijon, Besancon are all places worth seeing.