The historical city of Dijon was once called Divo during Roman times, on the route from Lyon to Paris it rapidly grew in importance. Rising from the Dark Ages, it became the home of the powerful Dukes of Burgundy who built the palace in the city center.
With the centuries that passed by, impressive constructions were undertaken such as the Gothic church Notre Dame and the Tour de Philippe Le Bon. Now most to more half-timbered buildings than any other French city.
The capital is a great base to explore the treasures of Burgundy such as barge cruise on the canal, the grand and famous wine villages like Moret Saint Denis, Nuit's Saint George, Beane, Pommard, Volnay, Aloxe Corton, Meursault and of course the restaurants offering delicious meals like garlic snails, the fine Charolais beef, Coq au Vin, Cassis and much more.