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Arriving -- If you are driving, from Paris follow the A6 southeast to Pouilly-en-Auxois, and then go east along A38 and finally onto the D905 (around Plombières-lès-Dijon) into central Dijon. A dozen or so TGV trains arrive from Paris’s Gare de Lyon each day (trip time: 1 hr., 35 min.); the standard one-way fare is 51€ to 71€. For information, visit www.voyages-sncf.com or call [tel] 36-35.

Visitor Information -- The Office de Tourisme is at 11 rue des Forges (www.visitdijon.com; [tel] 08-92-70-05-58).

Getting Around

By Taxi -- There is a taxi rank at the train station. To reserve in advance, contact Taxis Dijon (www.taxis-dijon.fr; [tel] 03-08-41-41-12).

By Public Transport -- Dijon has a good network of buses and trams, although the city is easy to get around on foot. Tickets cost 1.20€ and you can buy them on the bus/tram or in the Divia office at 16 place Darcy.

By Bike -- Velodi (www.velodi.net; [tel] 08-00-20-03-05) offers self-service and drop-off points all around town including Forges-Notre Dame by the tourist office and place Ste-Bénigne.

Fast Facts: Dijon

Hospital -- Hôpital Général, 2 rue de l’Hôpital; [tel] 03-80-40-28-29.

 

Pharmacy -- Dijon’s pharmacies take turns staying open after 11pm. Ask at the police station in place Suquet ([tel] 03-80-44-55-00). Pharmacie Barbier at 28 rue Monge ([tel] 03-80-30-20-06) is usually open until 11pm. 

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.