Famous for its mustard, Dijon is now the administrative capital of Burgundy. The city has preserved its elegant historic centre and its rich heritage. Nobody can miss the Palace of the Dukes of Burgundy, symbol of all a region and its history. Dijon is a perfect introduction to understand this region with its own heritage and gastronomy.
Located at the entrance of Burgundy, Auxerre is well-known for its football team called AJ Auxerre. However, the town is also amazing, especially in walking towards its cathedral and its medieval district. Its animated streets and half-timbered houses highlight the richness of this place. First economical and commercial centre of Burgundy, Auxerre plays an important role around the region.
In the heart of the Burgundy’s vineyards, Beaune is the wine capital. The international wines office of Burgundy, famous wine houses and merchants stay in Beaune. The city is also an incredible heritage place. The renowned Hospices of Beaune with its well-known colorful roofs and its collegiate church Notre-Dame constitute one of the most beautiful examples of architecture in Burgundy.