The large city of Dijon in France is the capital of both the Cote d’Or Department and the Burgundy Region, making it a popular destination for travellers. Not only does a Dijon Area holiday mean that you are slap-bang in the middle of wine-making country, you are also ideally situated to enjoy a range of activities and attractions that this part of France has to offer. A Dijon Area holiday rental house not only provides spectacular views of rolling green countryside, it has all of the comforts and amenities you would expect to find in a top French hotel.
The advantage of having a Dijon Area holiday is that it can be as strenuous or as relaxed as you want it to be. You can opt to simply rest in your wonderful Dijon Area holiday rental house and soak up the sun; or you can indulge in a variety of pursuits available in the area such as swimming, horse riding, tennis, golf, fishing, cycling, walking and paragliding.
If you feel like venturing further afield than your stunning Dijon Area holiday rental house, then why not take a trip to the neighbouring department of Jura, where you will discover the town of Dole. The town is the epitome of the traditional French settlement with plenty of cobbled streets and the remains of a Roman bridge to be seen. Dole also has several museums including one dedicated to Louis Pasteur who was born in the town. Visitors will get a double delight if they choose to visit The Dole Museum of Fine Arts. The exhibits are housed in premises known as The House of the Officers, which is a magnificent example of 18th century military architecture as well as being able to view some exquisite examples of art.
If you are now considering booking a fantastic Dijon holiday rental house then you will need to prepare yourself for warm summers and cold winters. Generally speaking the warmest time of the year to have a Dijon holiday are the months of July and August when the daytime temperature can reach a very comfortable 26°C. The winter months of December, January and February still offer daytime temperatures of anywhere between lows of 0° and highs of 7°C. The annual rainfall amount for the area is 20 inches.
Travellers on a Dijon Area holiday are likely to land at Lyon Airport (LYS) which is just a short drive from the area. Airlines that have affordable, regular flights to Lyon include Air France, British Airways, BMI and easyJet. Passengers can leave the UK from a variety of airports such as Liverpool (LPL), Bristol (BRS), Edinburgh (EDI), Birmingham (BHX) and London Gatwick (LGW).