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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.). For information, visit www.oui.sncf or call tel. 36-35 (.40€/min.).

Visitor Information — The Office de Tourisme is at 11 rue des Forges (www.destinationdijon.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 1.30€ and you can buy them on the bus/tram or in the Divia office at 16 pl. Darcy. 

By Bike — DiviaVélodi (www.divia.fr/page/diviavelodi) offers self-service and drop-off points all around town including the train station and Forges-Notre Dame by the tourist office.

Fast Facts: Dijon

Hospital — CHU Dijon Bourgogne, 14 rue Paul Gaffarel (tel. 03-80-29-30-31).

Pharmacy — Dijon’s pharmacies take turns staying open after hours. Ask at the police station in place Suquet (tel. 03-80-44-55-00). La Pharmacie de la Liberté, 42 rue de la Liberté (tel. 03-80-30-41-69), is open 8am to 8pm Monday to Saturday. 

 

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.