Dijon is the main town of Burgundy, located at about 1:30 from Paris by train and 3:00 by car; about 2:00 from Lyon by car and 4:00 from Strasbourg by car.
It's a university town with more than 30 000 students and a great night life with a lot of bars and clubs.
If you want to have a walk, the city is surrounded by the nature with great landscapes. You will enjoy the vintages, Dijon's lake and the forests. Moreover, Dijon and Burdundy are realy famous in the world for their wine, mustard and castles.
UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS
The CHU of Dijon is constitued by 15 different services and 1,800 beds.
In 2017, it was 14th in the national ranking of health facilities. It's also recognized as the best French facility in the treatment of myocardial infarction. It is known for the treatment of stroke and in the field of oncology and research with the George Francois Leclerc Center.
The CHU of Dijon is a hospital also committed on a cultural point, in particular with the implementation of various cultural activities such as lullabies at the bedside of children in neonatal resuscitation by the choir of the Opera of Dijon.
The social program is organized by the LEO : it will depend on what you want to do but you can visit the city, museums, vintages, there may be a national food and drink party... You can visit different towns around Dijon like Paris and Lyon too. Moreover don't forget your swimsuit because there are lakes with beaches in Dijon!
And you'll taste specialities of the french gastronomy which are famous ! Like the Mustard of Dijon, le Boeuf Bourguigon, snails...
Dijon's owl Square Darcy with Pompon's Bear Kir's Lake Philippe Le Bon's Tower "Porte Guillaume"
Dijon is doubly recognized by Unesco on the one hand as the International City of Gastronomy and Wine and on the other hand for the climates of Burgundy vineyards. Resolutely turned towards innovation, the city of Dijon is today a leading figure of gastronomy and wine in France and in the world.