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Dijon, France

Self Catering Dijon Holiday Homes, Cottages and Gites to rent

Dijon is found in eastern France in the Côte-d'Or department in the Burgundy region. A stay in a Dijon holiday cottage means a visit to a destination rich in culture, history and gastronomy! Dijon is both the capital of the department and region.

Dijon was spared the destruction of the Second World War. Therefore, many of the old buildings such as the half-timberedhouses dating from the 12th to the 15th centuries are undamaged. The city has retained varied architectural styles from the main periods of the past millennium, including Capetian, Gothic and Renaissance.

When you rent a holiday home in Dijon you’ll notice that its architecture is distinguished by, among other things, toits bourguignons - made of tiles glazed in terracotta, green, yellow and black and arranged in eye-catching geometric patterns.

A stay in a Dijon holiday gite also means the opportunity to visit a large number of churches, notably Notre Dame de Dijon, St. Philibert, St. Michel, Dijon Cathedral, the crypt of which, dedicated to Saint Benignus, dates from 1,000 years ago. The church of Notre Dame is famous for both its art and architecture. Legend has it that one of its stone relief sculptures, an owl (la chouette) is a good-luck charm: visitors to the church touch the owl with their left hands to make a wish.

Dijon is home to many museums, including the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dijon in part of the Ducal Palace. Dijon has numerous other museums including: the Musée de la Vie Bourguignonne, the Musée d'Art Sacré, and the Musée Magnin.

While Dijon is famous for its mustard; the city is also well known for its crème de cassis used in the drink "Kir", a mixture of white wine, especially Bourgogne aligoté, with blackcurrant liqueur, named after former mayor of Dijon Félix Kir.

A stay in self-catering accommodation in Dijon means being in close proximity to some of the best wine country in the world! Many superb vineyards producing vins d'appellation contrôlée, such as Vosne-Romanée and Gevrey-Chambertin, are within 20 minutes of Dijon. The road from Santenay to Dijon, known as the route des Grands Crus, passes through an idyllic countryside of vineyards, rivers, villages, forests, and 12th century churches.

Dijon is located approximately 300 km southeast of Paris, which takes about three hours by car along the motorways A38 and A6.

The Gare de Dijon-Ville is the main railway station, providing connection in one hour and 40 minutes by the TGV high-speed train to Paris-Gare de Lyon.

Eastern Airways has regular flights to Southampton from Dijon’s airport. Otherwise Lyon and Geneva airports have a large selection of scheduled, charter and low cost flights.

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Gîtes Le Portail Bleu Child Friendly Cottages with Heated Pool and Large Play Area

Gîtes Le Portail Bleu Child Friendly Cottages with Heated Pool and Large Play Area

Weekly Rental: EUR 580 euros to EUR 1210 euros

7 sleeps

Le Portail Bleu offers 3 child friendly cottages, heated swimming pool, 2 acres of gardens and play area, 7 acres of

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Beautiful 4 Bedroom Villa With Large Pool in St Remy de Provence - Mas des Jasmins

Beautiful 4 Bedroom Villa With Large Pool in St Remy de Provence - Mas des Jasmins

Weekly Rental: EUR 2710 to EUR 5420

8 sleeps

This beautiful 4 bedroom villa with large pool and additional plunge pool, extensive gardens, boules court and olive

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Superb Restored 6 Bedroom Villa Between Avignon and Saint-Rémy-de-Provence - Mas des Amis

Superb Restored 6 Bedroom Villa Between Avignon and Saint-Rémy-de-Provence - Mas des Amis

Weekly Rental: EUR 4880 to EUR 6780

12 sleeps

Superbly restored farmhouse set on 2 hectares is situated between Avignon and Saint-Rémy-de-Provence with spacious and

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Charming 5 Bedroom Holiday Villa in Eygalieres, Bouches-du-Rhone - Mas des Collines

Charming 5 Bedroom Holiday Villa in Eygalieres, Bouches-du-Rhone - Mas des Collines

Weekly Rental: EUR 6860 to EUR 10510

10 sleeps

This charmingly restored mas with stunning views of the Alpilles hills is ideally situated just 5 minutes walk to Eygali

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Fabulous Sainte Maxime 5 bedroom Villa in Sainte Maxime, Saint Tropez - Villa Niouveda

Fabulous Sainte Maxime 5 bedroom Villa in Sainte Maxime, Saint Tropez - Villa Niouveda

Weekly Rental: EUR 9760 to EUR 13720

10 sleeps

Fabulous 5 bedroom property with Seaview in a private domaine in Sainte Maxime, 10 min walk to the beach, local tennis

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£1000 off ALL June 2020 weeks

£1000 off ALL June 2020 weeks

WAS £3,995 NOW £2,995

Flexible Booking Times

Flexible Booking Times

Booking times available to accommodate the more economical mid week travel

Chill out by our private HEATED pool for weeks 4th to 18th July for £3500

Chill out by our private HEATED pool for weeks 4th to 18th July for £3500

Fabulous farmhouse with private heated pool, WIFI? games room in barn in a peaceful village with all facilities to make

Late booking offer 15% discount

Late booking offer 15% discount

Late booking offer 15% discount for start dates within 4 weeks

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