22 NOVEMBER 2013
LATEST NEWS FROM DIJON RENTAHOME.
Christmas just around the corner, still vancancies at the apartments!
NEW: for 2014 a wonderful 2/3 bedroom, 2 bathrooms on the first floor of a fine historical building, not on the groudn floor this apartment has an amazing covered balcony overlooking a garden where you can sit outside, 6 persons maximum.
NEW: FROM March 2014 ANOTHER 2/3 BEDROOM APARTMENT with 2 bathrooms, on the ground floor of a fine 17thC manor house, perfect for seniors, family grouop of friends.Please note entrance through a closed in courtyard.
THE HISTORICAL CITY OF DIJON, EVERYTHING AROUND YOU, REALLY DO NOT NEED A CAR!
PRICES STARTING FROM 110 euros per night to 250 euros per night.
Choice of wonderful real 2 bedroom 2 bathroom apartments, 2 bedroom 1 bathroom apartments , 1 bedroom 1 bathroom apartments and at 10 minutes West of DIJON a 4 bedroom house in rural location, definately need a car.
Dijon-RentAhome own and manage 16 private high standing self catering CITY holiday apartments, their speciality is being in prime locations of the historical city center, safe and friendly quarters in walking distance to mostly everything, really no need for a car, 30 minutes walk maximum from the Dijon train station.
The small French company Dijon-RentAhome have now been operating for the last 12 years, 100s of guest reviews on their own website Dijon Rent A Home.
Beatrice is English and has lived and worked in the DIJON/BEAUNE area now for the last 27 years, she certainly knows where to go and on arrival will help you with suggestions of where to go to and what to do.
Please let Beatrice know what type of accommodation you are looking for, sleeping arrangements, stairs etc., she will reply back to you shortly afterwards with a choice of options.
All of these accommodations have International news channels, high speed WIFI connection and free land line telephone calls.
A deposit of 30% will be asked for to guarantee your rental dates at the chosen aprtment.
For deposit & balance payments these can be paid by PAYPAL/credit card, bank transer, check, for short stays on arrival in euro cash.
WHAT TO DO WHEN IN DIJON
Clos de Vougeot
Colmar (one of the best Christmas markets in near DIJON)
Flavigny sur Ozerain
Nuits St Georges
Semur en Auxois
Dijon is a lively City for sightseeing and for shopping, it is convenient, fun, safe and clean and can be pedestrian friendly.
From the Dijon tourist office take a walking tour by following the 'Owls trail' showing you its ancient town houses build from the 15thC, its museums Archaeological and Art, its fine churches and cathedral, its high class boutiques, wine and antique shops and afterwards relaxing in a wide selection of excellent restaurants and bistros from French, Marocon, Chinese, Spanish, Indian restaurants and not forgetting simple meals in bistros, cafés and crêperies.
A must is a trip to the fresh market on Tuesday, Friday & Saturday mornings where the best produce is on display from the region for you to buy and then for you to take back to the apartment to prepare.
Not to be missed the historical and botanical parks in the city centre of Dijon, lake Kir where there is a small safe beach and a beautiful park to visit.
Private 'WINE HISTORICAL & DISCOVERY' Tours:
these tours are organized by the owners of the website, Max will come and pick you up and drop you off in front of the apartments
FULL DAYS PRIVATE TOUR :
price 475 euros for 4 persons, lunch is extra...
HALF DAY TOURS:
morning : price 80 euros per person max 8
afternoon : price 95 euros per person max 8
Famous Burgundy wines: Wine is unquestionably Burgundy's best known product.
Head south towards Beaune passing through famous wine villages Gevrey Chambertin, Nuits St Georges, Corton, Meursault, Volnay etc. In these small wine villages you'll find an Auberge where you can sample some of the local menus, Boeuf Bourguignon, Coq au Vin, poached eggs in a wine sauce etc at the same time wine tasting.
In Beaune the capital of the wine area, visit the 'Hospice de Beaune', a famous 15thC hospital and then visit one of the many wine cellars for you to taste some of the very fine Burgundy wines.