How do I find a campsite near Dijon?
With a strategic location between Northern Europe and Southern countries, the Burgundian capital was in the 14th and 15th centuries the seat of one of the most brilliant courts in Europe: that of the Dukes of Burgundy. An exceptional ensemble, a witness to this sumptuous past, the built heritage of the city of Art and History of Dijon is composed of superb monuments and picturesque old half-timbered houses. In order for you to be able to choose the best suited accommodation for your needs, we suggest that you quickly get in touch with the hosts on HomeCamper. If you want to spend your stay directly with the locals of the area who can share their knowledge of the region with you, don't hesitate to book your stay in advance!
What to visit in Dijon?
Located in the east of the country, Dijon is part of the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region and has a population of about 153,000.
Several cultural events are held throughout the year in Dijon, such as the circus festival in April, a jazz festival in May, vine festivals in August and a gastronomic fair in November. The city is also of real tourist interest thanks to its historical heritage and wine-growing culture. You can visit in particular the Notre-Dame church in Gothic style and its emblematic owl, the Darcy square bounded by the William Gate, the Palace of the Dukes of Burgundy and its Philip the Good tower, the Saint-Philibert church with its Romanesque architecture, without forgetting the many medieval half-timbered houses, and the covered market with its metallic architecture from the end of the 19th century.
There are also beautiful Haussmann-style buildings on the main boulevards, and remarkable buildings such as the Hôtel des Postes, Galeries Lafayette and the Palais de Justice. In addition, Dijon offers its visitors a wide range of green spaces, such as the botanical garden of the arquebus, the Parc de la Colombière and the Japanese garden!
When to go to Dijon?
Dijon enjoys a semi-continental climate characterized by cold winters. If you want to stroll across the city with warmer temperatures, we'd advise you to go there around the summer!
Whether you own a caravan, a motorhome, or a van, get ready for a roadtrip filled with unique camping and sightseeing experiences!