Jardin de l'Arquebuse


A delightful place for a Sunday stroll, this 5-hectare park south of the train station encompasses the colourful flower beds and rose trellises of Dijon's botanical gardens, along with an arboretum, a stream and a pond.

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1. Jardin Darcy

0.31 MILES

Dijon has plenty of green spaces that are perfect for picnics, including this inviting park between the train station and the historic centre.

2. Cathédrale St-Bénigne

0.34 MILES

Built over the tomb of St Benignus (believed to have brought Christianity to Burgundy in the 2nd century), Dijon's Burgundian Gothic–style cathedral was…

4. Musée Archéologique

0.36 MILES

Truly surprising Celtic, Gallo-Roman and Merovingian artefacts are displayed here, including a particularly fine 1st-century AD bronze of the Celtic river…

5. La Fabrique de Pain d'Épices

0.45 MILES

Around the time of the French Revolution, Mulot & Petitjean founded one of several bakeries making Dijon's famous pain d'épices (gingerbread). Nine…

6. Puits de Moïse

0.48 MILES

This famous grouping of six Old Testament figures, carved from 1395 to 1405 by court sculptor Claus Sluter and his nephew Claus de Werve, is on the…

7. Musée de la Vie Bourguignonne

0.56 MILES

Housed in a 17th-century Cistercian convent, this museum explores village and town life in Burgundy in centuries past with evocative tableaux illustrating…

8. Hôtel Aubriot

0.61 MILES

Originally built in the 13th-century, the Hôtel Aubriot's elegant façade owes some of its current splendour to restoration work completed in the early…