Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. 
But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty...          
                                                                                                        Kahlil Gibran
Dijon, former capital of the Dukes of Burgundy 
The powerful Dukes were rulers over Flanders, Holland, Zeeland, Luxemburg and Burgundy, who where more powerful than the King of France in the 14th and 15th century. Did you know that Burgundy was already famous for its outstanding wines, and that they called themselves ... the Lords of the Best Wines in the Christian World? 
The city of Dijon houses more than 200 acres of historical monuments. Come and see!

Dijon, Ducal Palace

Tombs of the Dukes of Burgundy

Beatrix will guide you ...
during your sightseeing tour through narrow alleys with half-timbered houses and graceful private mansions where the middle-class and the aristocracy lived during the Middle-Ages and the Renaissance. 
The churches and St. Begnigne Cathedral with its romanesque crypta give evidence of Burgundy’s rich religious past.

Hôtel Chambellan

Cour de Bar

Church Notre-Dame

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