MICHELIN Travel Discover the world
Home > > > > > > Tourist attractions

Modify the search

Tourist attractions

Green Guide Stars

Green Guide Stars




Star rating

Tourist attractions Dijon

Enlarge map

Sort by :

  • distance
  • rating
  • 1 Museum of Fine Art Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    Palais-des-Ducs et des États-de-Bourgogne - cour de Bar F - 21000 Dijon

    So as to optimise the presentation of its collections, the Dijon Musée des Beaux-Arts is undergoing extensive renovations until 2019. Its exhibition spaces now cover 5 200m2 and its aim is to bring out historical links between the places and works ov..

  • 2 Palace of the Dukes and States of Burgundy Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Place de la Libération F - 21000 Dijon

    The place de la Libération, in front of the palace, is the former royal square designed by Mansart in the 17C. The remains of Charles the Bold's Ducal Palace have been integrated into a group of classical style buildings. The palace is now the Town H..

  • 3 Ducal Palace Quarter Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Rue Rameau F - 21000 Dijon

    This old quarter, where the remains of the old Ducal Palace can still be found embedded in classical buildings, has streets, many reserved for pedestrians, lined with noble stone residences and 15 and 16C timber-framed houses, and has kept much of it..

  • 4 Jardin des Sciences Interesting

    Nature and gardens

    14 rue Jehan-de-Marville, 1 av. Albert-1er F - 21000 Dijon

    A stone's throw from Dijon Station, the huge Arquebuse Park - dedicated to the natural sciences, the earth and the universe - boasts numerous sites of interest: the museum housed in the Arquebuse pavilion; the botanical garden; and the Hubert Curien ..

  • 5 Dijon's Church of Our Lady Interesting

    Religious buildings

    Place Notre-Dame F - 21000 Dijon

    Built between 1230 and 1250, this fine Gothic church was built on an area of limited dimensions, which obliged the architect to achieve veritable technical miracles. The façade has three rows of amusing false gargoyles. In the right-hand tower, the J..

  • 6 Champmol Charterhouse Interesting

    Religious buildings

    1 boulevard du Chanoine-Kir F - 21000 Dijon

    Apart from the tombs and altarpieces kept in the Guard Room of the Fine Arts Museum, all that remains of the charterhouse, after it was destroyed in 1793, are two pieces by the sculptor, Claus Sluter, "sculptor to the Dukes", hailing from H..

  • 7 St Bénigne's Cathedral Interesting

    Religious buildings

    6 rue Danton F - 21000 Dijon

    Under the porchway of the cathedral, crowned by a small open-work gallery, the framework of the old Romanesque doorway has been preserved in the Gothic façade. The Romanesque crypt reveals part of the transept with four apsidioles. In a recess are th..

  • 8 Rue des Forges Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Rue des Forges F - 21000 Dijon

    This is one of the city's oldest and most characteristic streets. At nos 52-56, the Hôtel Morel-Sauvegrain, which once belonged to Charles the Bold's nurse, has a 15C façade. At no 40, the classical doorway of the Hôtel Auriot contrasts with the eleg..

  • 9 Dijon Courthouse area Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Rue du Palais F - 21000 Dijon

    Situated around the old parliament, the district is dotted with the rich dwellings and fine residences of lawyers.

  • 10 Dijon Archeology Museum Interesting

    Museums and art

    5 rue du Dr-Maret F - 21000 Dijon

    The east wing of the missing cloister of the former Abbey of St Bénigne has some fine Romanesque rooms with Gallo-Roman sculptures, including a statuette of the goddess Sequana found at the source of the Seine. The former monks' sleeping quarters hou..

  • 11 St Michael's Church of Dijon Interesting

    Religious buildings

    Place St-Michel F - 21000 Dijon

    The majestic façade of this flamboyant Gothic style church was completed at the peak of the Renaissance period. The façade reflects the three classical styles. On the tympanum of the main doorway is the Last Judgement by the Flemish painter, Nicolas ..

  • 12 Museum of Burgundian Life Interesting

    Museums and art

    17 rue Ste-Anne F - 21000 Dijon

    Local history is traced by an excellent ethnological collection compiled by Perrin de Puycousin (1856-1949). The vivid display of furniture, domestic equipment, costumes and objects conjures up the ceremonies and traditions of Burgundy in the late 19..

  • 13 Dijon Botanical Garden Interesting

    Nature and gardens

    Rue de l’Arquebuse F - 21000 Dijon

    Founded in 1773, the former Jardin de l'Arquebuse, which has since become the Botanical Garden, derives its name from the company of soldiers (Arquebusiers) once quartered on this site. The flora of Burgundy is the central theme of the garden, which ..

  • 14 Dijon Municipal Museum Interesting

    Museums and art

    Rue Jehan-de-Marville F - 21000 Dijon

    Founded in 1836 in the former barracks of the Arquebusiers, the museum shows the evolution of the animal world: a fine example is the glyptodont, or giant armadillo from the Argentinian pampas. Exhibits of regional geology and stuffed animals in exce..

  • 15 Magnin Museum Interesting

    Museums and art

    4 rue des Bons-Enfants F - 21000 Dijon

    The museum's paintings were collected from 1890 to 1938 by a magistrate, Maurice Magnin, and his sister, Jeanne, an art critic. What was their aim? To collect paintings by unknown yet talented painters. The collection, exhibited in an elegant 17C res..

  • 16 Place de la Libération

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Place de la Libération F - 21000 Dijon

    Designed to a semicircular plan by the architect of Versailles, Hardouin-Mansart, and built by one of his pupils, Robert de Cotte, between 1686 and 1701, the arcades of this quasi-royal square, occupied by shops, give a majestic appearance to the mai..

  • 17 Birthplace of Adolphe-Joanne

    Museums and art

    5 rue de la Liberté F - 21000 Dijon

    The creator of travel guides and founder of the newspaper L'Illustration (the news-magazine of our ancestors) and the French Alpine Club, Adolphe Joanne (1813-1881) was born in this house in Dijon.

  • 18 Place François-Rude (or du Bareuzai)

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Place Francois-Rude F - 21000 Dijon

    In the centre of a pedestrian area stands a misshapen square which, with its timber-framed houses, has a certain charm. A fountain stands in the centre with the figure of a «Bareuzai» wine-grower treading the grapes. However, the fountain normally on..

  • 19 (Street of the Owl)

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Rue de la Chouette F - 21000 Dijon

    This street has a fine view over the chevet of the Church of Our Lady. At no 10, note the half-timbered house. Where does the street get its name? From the owl carved out of a buttress of the 15C Chambellan chapel. If you stroke it with your left han..

  • 20 Hôtel de Vogüé

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Rue de la Chouette F - 21000 Dijon

    Built in the early 17C, it was one of Dijon's first parliamentary buildings, easily distinguishable by its pretty varnished-tile roof. The richly decorated Renaissance style portico, in the style of the architect-sculptor-carpenter, Hugues Sambin, op..

Top of page