Things to do in Dijon

New to Dijon? Here are the best things to do while you're there.

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Start with the Top Sights in Dijon

If you're in Dijon to see the sights, you can't miss any of these.

Colombière Park

⭐️ 4.5 (4813)

Darcy Garden

⭐️ 4.2 (4498)

Museum of Fine Arts Dijon

⭐️ 4.6 (3378)

Dijon central indoor market hall

⭐️ 4.4 (3176)

Arquebuse Botanical Garden

⭐️ 4.5 (2850)

Cathédrale Saint-Bénigne de Dijon

⭐️ 4.5 (1857)

Palais des Ducs et des États de Bourgogne

⭐️ 4.6 (1251)

The Owl of Dijon

⭐️ 4.5 (1203)

Museum of Burgundian Life

⭐️ 4.4 (934)

Church of Our Lady

⭐️ 4.6 (883)

William Gate

⭐️ 4.4 (862)

The top affordable restaurants in Dijon

Discover a variety of budget-friendly dining options in Dijon city, offering delicious cuisine without breaking the bank.

Les Fils à Maman Dijon

⭐️ 4.3 (1537)

Price Range: $$

Le Pré aux Clercs

⭐️ 4.2 (1098)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant Chez Léon

⭐️ 4.5 (996)

Price Range: $$

La Bourgogne

⭐️ 4.3 (877)

Price Range: $$

Le Coin Caché

⭐️ 4.7 (741)

Price Range: $$

Maison Millière - Restaurant Boutique Bar à vin et Salon de thé

⭐️ 4.4 (675)

Price Range: $$

Bistrot des Halles

⭐️ 4.3 (673)

Price Range: $$

Chez Copains

⭐️ 4.3 (583)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.7 (535)

Price Range: $$

Grill Le Sauvage

⭐️ 4.4 (528)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.7 (524)

Price Range: $$

Checkout these incredible local experiences in Dijon

These are curated, high quality experiences in Dijon hosted by locals!

Cellar visit - Wine tasting and shop

Wine and cheese pairing workshop in a cellar

Apéro-Visite Dijon through the centuries

Guided tour of Dijon through the centuries

The Wine Trail to Grand Crus

Truffle Workshop in the Historic Center of Dijon

A lunch to discover truffle

Dégustation privée - Vosne Confidentiel

Escape Game in a historic site

End your night in some of the best bars in Dijon

Discover the most vibrant nightlife scenes in Dijon, curated exclusively for you.

Crabby Jo's

⭐️ 4.3 (2533)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.4 (1189)

Price Range: $$

Monsieur Moutarde

⭐️ 4.4 (1085)

Price Range: $$$

Brownes of Sandymount

⭐️ 4.1 (910)

Price Range: $$

Les BerThoM Dijon

⭐️ 4.5 (891)

Price Range: $$

Le Cercle Rhumerie Jamaïque

⭐️ 3.7 (879)

147 Deli

⭐️ 4.7 (599)

Price Range: $$

The Barbarian's Pub

⭐️ 4.3 (574)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.4 (519)

Price Range: $$

Sparks Bistro

⭐️ 4.5 (454)

Price Range: $$

Le Cellier

⭐️ 4.5 (451)

Price Range: $

Pick from the best places to stay in Dijon

If you're looking for some of the best hotels in Dijon you've come to the right place.

Hotel du Palais Dijon

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Hôtel des Halles

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Hôtel des Ducs

#5 of 50 hotels in ...

Oceania Le Jura Dijon

#6 of 50 hotels in ...

Grand Hotel La Cloch...

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Kyriad Prestige Dijo...

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Hotel Victor Hugo

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Check out these bookable attractions in Dijon

These are some of the best tours, museums, and activities in Dijon.

Truffle Hunting and Harvesting Experience

Self-guided City Trail

Burgundy Truffle Hunting & Tasting Experience

Looking for unforgettable fine-dining experiences in Dijon?

Hungry? We've got the best rated, the best of the best.


⭐️ 3.9 (776)

Price Range: $$$

Loiseau des Ducs

⭐️ 4.6 (556)

Price Range: $$$

La Dame d'Aquitaine

⭐️ 4.3 (494)

Price Range: $$$

La Maison des Cariatides

⭐️ 4.6 (439)

Price Range: $$$

L'Aspérule DIJON

⭐️ 4.8 (317)

Price Range: $$$

William Frachot

⭐️ 4.6 (110)

Price Range: $$$$

Frequently asked questions:

  1. Explore the streets of the Historic Centre of Dijon: Stroll down the narrow cobbled streets lined with charming outbuildings and historic buildings, take a break for refreshments at one of the quaint eateries, and explore the stunning Dijon Cathedral.
  2. Visit the Dijon Natural History Museum: This world-class museum offers engaging educational experiences through its interactive exhibits. Learn about the area’s rich natural history, including the remarkable flora and fauna of Burgundy province, while immersing yourself in the local culture.
  3. Indulge in the delicious local cuisine: Sample some of the renowned French dishes that have put Dijon on the culinary map, such as coq au vin, boeuf bourguignon and the city’s iconic mustard. Sample some locally-made wines and explore the numerous charming café-restaurants.

Dijon is a great city to visit any time but is particularly stunning during the spring season. The blooming flowers, mild weather and hours of sunshine make it the perfect time to explore the outdoors and take advantage of the many attractions that Dijon has to offer. In summer, there are plenty of events, festivals and celebrations taking place, so locals and tourists alike get to enjoy the best of the city.

Dijon, France is a great place that warrants a visit. A stay of two or three days would give travelers plenty of time to explore the city's highlights and experience its unique culture. A longer stay of four or five days would give travelers the ability to fully immerse themselves in the stunning architecture, delicious cuisine, lush landscapes, and vibrant nightlife that the city has to offer.

Dijon is an ideal place for those looking to explore a city with robust public transport links. As such, the best ways to get around Dijon are by bus, tram or taking advantage of the city's extensive bike-sharing network. For those looking to explore further afield, the main train station is conveniently located in the city centre and is the perfect jumping-off point for trips to surrounding areas.

Dijon is a great place to visit with kids! It has plenty of attractions, such as the Musée des Beaux-Arts, a museum filled with works of art from around the world. It's also home to the Océanopolis Aquarium, where kids can watch various marine creatures, feed them, and even touch them. Kids will also love La Tournandyne de Dijon, a theme park with puppet shows, rides and activities.

We've actually curated a complete list of the best bars in Dijon. To start off we'd have to mention Huck's, Le Cercle Rhumerie Jamaïque, Bamagotchi. Check out our page on the best bars in Dijon.

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