Baubigny is a small French town, located close to the historic city of Dijon, within the Burgundy region, to the east of the country. The town is located within the Cote d’Or department, which gets its name from the golden leaves of the vines which flourish in this region. Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Baubigny will find that there is a good choice of self catering holiday rental accommodation to be found in and around the town. The accommodation available here mainly consists of apartments, townhouses and rustic cottages, or gites.
As the Burgundy region is renowned for its wine, it will come as no surprise to discover that many of the numerous vineyards in the region are open to the public: allowing tourists the opportunity to see first hand how the grapes are cultivated and the wine is produced. Visitors enjoying their holidays in Baubigny will be given the opportunity to partake in wine tasting sessions, allowing them to sample the produce and stock up their wine rack back home, direct from source. Other popular activities in the area include swimming, tennis, golf, cycling, horse riding and walking and rambling.
Perhaps the second most famous produce of the Cote d’Or department is the mustard that is so identifiable with the region’s largest city, Dijon. Here tourists have the opportunity to purchase this world famous culinary addition from source. Visitors enjoying their holidays in Baubigny will also discover that the city boasts numerous historical attractions, which are in a broad spectrum of architectural styles, from Gothic and Renaissance to Capetian. Particular draws are the city’s stunning Cathedral, Ducal Palace and Notre Dame de Dijon Church.
The Burgundy region, as a whole, has a typically continental climate. Temperatures in July can reach the mid-20s degrees Celsius, whilst in the Winter temperatures in Baubigny can drop to 4 degrees Celsius. The town receives an average annual rainfall of around 27 inches, which can often fall as snow in the coldest Winter months.
Tourists looking to spend their holidays in Baubigny will discover that Lyon-Saint Exupery (LYS) is the nearest international airport. Air France, British Airways, easyJet and BMI Regional are amongst the airlines operating regular flights here from the UK, departing from such regional airports as London Gatwick (LGW), Manchester (MAN), Edinburgh (EDI) and Bristol (BRS).