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From Dijon: Countryside, Villages & UNESCO Half-Day Tour

Product ID: 85737
Take a relaxing journey through the Auxois countryside and its quaint, typically French villages. Experience magnificent views of the peaceful countryside and rolling hillsides. Explore medieval towns and the beautiful Fontenay Abbey (UNESCO).
About this activity
Duration: 5 hours
Starting time 1:30 PM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, French
Wheelchair accessible
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 3 days in advance for a full refund

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  • Explore the medieval town of Semur-en-Auxois
  • Visit the 12th century Abbaye de Fontenay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Stroll through the pretty village of Flavigny-sur-Ozerain
Full description
Escape through the rolling Auxois countryside along the Burgundy canal and quaint country road from Dijon. Take a stroll through the medieval town of Semur-en-Auxois and stop for a spectacular view of the city’s fortress walls.

Visit the Abbaye de Fontenay (12th century) listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the magnificent landscaped gardens in a peaceful setting. 

Stroll through the pretty village of Flavigny-sur-Ozerain. Take in the sights of one of “the most beautiful villages in France,” where "Chocolat" was filmed. Drop into the village’s local factory producing "Flavigny aniseed" sweets (depending on the opening times).
  • Transportation
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entrance Fees
What’s Not Included
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Wine tasting

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet at Maison Divia, 16 Place Darcy, 21000, Dijon.

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Important information
Know before you go
• This tour departs at 1:30 PM, returning at approximately 6:30 PM
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 6 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4 / 5
  • Organization
    4.5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.5 / 5
  • Safety
    4.5 / 5
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Everything wonderful, it's worth it!

October 8, 2019

Leave with confidence, comfortable car, serious and very helpful driver, listening to its passengers and their comfort,

September 3, 2019

Nice sights

We saw some beautiful villages on the tour. I wish the guide provided us with some more interesting stories about the history of the villages, though.

September 10, 2018

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Authentica Tours

Product ID: 85737