Guided tour

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

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

Activity provider: Authentica Tours
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From US$ 122.95 per person

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

Free cancellation
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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 7 participants


  • 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
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Wine tasting
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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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
  • A minimum of four participants is required for this tour to go ahead. It is possible the tour will be canceled if the minimum is not met. In this case you will be offered an alternative date or a full refund
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 8 reviews

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Our tour guide was Jereme who is knowledgeable and friendly. We had an enjoyable afternoon sightseeing Burgundy countryside.

November 1, 2021

Our guide made us discover 2 charming medieval villages and a timeless abbey. The service was impeccable and the guide competent and warm. To advice.

August 5, 2020

Everything wonderful, it's worth it!

October 8, 2019

Product ID: 85737