Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Romania - Good destination for 2017
  2. 2 Where to stay & what to do in Gran Canaria?
  3. 3 Safety in Lamezia Terme, Italy
  4. 4 Help / Day Planning Required ...
  5. 5 2 WEEK EUROPE ITINERARY
  6. 6 Mantova, Ravenna, Ferrara fall 2017?
  7. 7 Road trip from Naples to Basilicata, Puglia and Bari
  8. 8 Trump alleged to be "keen" for US to join Commonwealth
  9. 9 Best place to view alps from Italy
  10. 10 Germany family road trip help!
  11. 11 Greece + Italy | Itinerary Suggestions
  12. 12 Santorini lodging
  13. 13 Barcelona
  14. 14 Windycar Instanbul- Car rental deposit scam
  15. 15 "Best" train route Interlaken to Salzburg
  16. 16 Prague
  17. 17 Ischia
  18. 18 No Periods in British Written English!
  19. 19 Spain and South of France
  20. 20 Croatia... Is dubrovnik a must?
  21. 21 Overnight at Heathrow
  22. 22 Dinner get-together in Paris?
  23. 23 France, UK and Ireland
  24. 24 Daytime flights - US East Coast to Paris?
  25. 25 Ronda Wine/biking
View next 25 » Back to the top

Dijon or Beaune for overnight?

Jump to last reply

Hi all,

We are staying with friends near Joigny (2 hrs from Dijon) and then planned to drop off our rental car and hop on the TGV to Avignon.

I had wanted to drive to Beaune and spend the day/evening before catching the TGV to Avignon (short hop from Beaune to Macon to get on the TGV line). But we realized there is no Avis in Beaune. So now we are thinking of spending the night in Dijon instead.

I had really wanted to see the Hospices de Beaune. There seems to be some interesting things in Dijon too though (Owls Trail, etc). If you could only see one of DIjon or Beaune for the day, which would you pick? We are a family of 4 with two kids (ages 8 and 10).

Any views on whether we should:

1. Drive to Beaune from Joigny; spend the afternoon and drive to Dijon. Return rental car and have dinner in Dijon. Spend the night in Dijon. Catch TGV next morning direct to Avignon; OR

2. Drive to Dijon, drop off rental car. Take 18 minute train to Beaune and spend rest of day/evening in Beaune.

Thanks in advance!

Lisa

11 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement