6 days in Dijon & Marseille Itinerary

6 days in Dijon & Marseille Itinerary

Created using Inspirock France attractions planner

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Fly to Paris CDG, Train to Dijon
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Dijon
— 1 day
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Marseille
— 4 nights
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Dijon

— 1 day

Gateway to Burgundy

Perhaps best known for its locally produced mustard, Dijon also makes a wonderfully flavorful crème de cassis, or blackcurrant liqueur, and boasts excellent examples of regional architecture with polychrome roofs made of tiles in terracotta, green, yellow, and black placed in geometric patterns.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): steep yourself in history at Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon, admire the local landmark of Jardin Darcy, trek along Owl's Trail, admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Dijon, then stop by Au Duche de Bourgogne, and finally examine the collection at Musee Magnin.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Dijon trip planning site.

Nottingham, UK to Dijon is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and train. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Nottingham to Dijon is 1 hour. While traveling from Nottingham, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Dijon, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Marseille.

Things to do in Dijon

Museums · Shopping · Trails · Historic Sites

Marseille

— 4 nights

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Calanques. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marseille: Route du Sud (in Hyeres), Avignon (Pont d'Avignon & Palais des Papes) and Bestouan Beach (in Cassis). Spend the 4th (Sat) exploring nature at Parc National des Calanques.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Marseille route builder.

Take a train from Dijon to Marseille in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Dijon in August, expect Marseille to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

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