Category: Dijon France

August 5, 2014

Dijon International Gastronomy Fair – Dijon 2014

Filed under: Dijon France - 05 Aug 2014

Dijon has a reputation for good food and wine and each year thousands of foodies flock to its International Gastronomy Fair.  This year, Dijon will host its 84th Foire Internationale et Gastronomique de Dijon from October 31 – …

May 26, 2008

Pain D'epices – Dijon spiced bread or Gingerbread

Filed under: Cuisine - France,Dijon France - 26 May 2008

Whilst Dijon may be famous for its mustard, another popular food item from this town is the Pain d’épices or spiced bread or gingerbread.  It was introduced from Flanders during  the times …

April 29, 2008

Dijon – 10 top sights on the Owl's Trail

Filed under: Dijon France,France - 29 Apr 2008

Dijon is a beautiful town which is fortunate to have inherited great palaces, elegant buildings and splendid architecture from the old Burgundian nobility.  Under the dukes of Valois, Burgundy was a powerful region …

September 17, 2006

Dijon – Country Roads of France

Follow the owl (chouette) walk around town, small arrows and owl motifs in the pavement lead you from place to place. Stroke the tiny owl on the side of the Notre Dame church for good luck and to …