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Car Rental Dijon Mini Guide

The French city of Dijon located in the east of the country is widely famous for its Dijon Mustard. The nearest major airport to Dijon, France is Dole-Jura Airport (Aéroport de Dole-Jura), which is approximately 50 kilometers (31 miles) southeast of Dijon. Another option is Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport, which is about 200 kilometers (124 miles) south of Dijon. Both airports offer car rental services, so you can pick up a rental car there.

Driving in Dijon:

Road Signs: Road signs in France are predominantly in French. While some major highways and tourist areas may have signs in multiple languages, it's a good idea to familiarize yourself with common French road signs and their meanings before your trip. GPS systems and smartphone navigation apps can also be helpful in providing directions in your preferred language.

Traffic: Dijon is a moderately-sized city, and traffic can vary depending on the time of day and specific locations within the city. During rush hours, traffic congestion is common, so plan your journeys accordingly. It's advisable to avoid driving during peak traffic times if possible.

Parking: Dijon has various parking options, including on-street parking and parking garages. Be prepared to pay for parking, and make sure to follow any parking regulations to avoid fines.

Local Spots to Explore by Car:

Dijon City Center: Explore the historic city center of Dijon, which is known for its well-preserved medieval and Renaissance architecture. Visit landmarks such as the Palace of the Dukes of Burgundy, the Church of Notre-Dame, and the old town's charming streets.

Route des Grands Crus: Dijon is located in the heart of the Burgundy wine region. Take a scenic drive along the Route des Grands Crus to visit picturesque vineyards and wine cellars, and sample some of the world-famous Burgundy wines.

Château de la Rochepot: Drive to Château de la Rochepot, a beautiful medieval castle located about 20 kilometers southwest of Dijon. It's a great place to explore and take in the stunning architecture.

Abbey of Cîteaux: Visit the Abbey of Cîteaux, located about 30 kilometers south of Dijon. It's a historic and peaceful site known for its role in the Cistercian order.

Burgundy Canal: Drive along the Burgundy Canal and enjoy the picturesque scenery. You can also take a boat tour along the canal if you prefer a different perspective.

Remember to check the local traffic and road conditions before your trip and be aware of any specific driving regulations in France, such as speed limits and required equipment in your car (e.g., reflective vests and warning triangles).

Current Rental Rates in Dijon

Fiat Tipo

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 39.25 EUR/day
Fiat Tipo

7 Days rental at 274.81 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Twingo

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 42.83 EUR/day
Renault Twingo

7 Days rental at 299.86 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Twingo

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 44.63 EUR/day
Renault Twingo

7 Days rental at 312.43 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

BMW iX3

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 135.71 EUR/day
BMW iX3

7 Days rental at 950.00 EUR from 22/04/2024

  0 |
  Manual |
  No

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Dijon: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Dijon has a population of 155,000 people but that rises to a quarter of a million when you count the greater metropolitan area.
  • The patron saint of Dijon, Saint Benignus, introduced Christianity to the region before being martyred.
  • The Nazis occupied Dijon for four years from 1940 -1944 until the allies liberated the city.
  • It is a 300 kilometre drive northwest from Dijon to Paris.
  • Dijon has hosted the France Formula 1 Grand Prix five times.

 

Popular car hire destinations in Dijon

  • Rue Guilaume Tell
  • Rue de la Brot
  • Gare TGV, Course de la Gare - Station
  • Lyon Airport

Best car rental companies in Dijon

9.0
No.1: FLIZZR,
based on 24 reviews
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91
86
91
92
7 min (average wait time)
8.7
No.2: SIXT,
based on 5846 reviews
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86
90
17 min (average wait time)
8.5
No.4: ALAMO,
based on 3870 reviews
87
87
82
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88
20 min (average wait time)

Dijon car hire information

  • 9.0/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Flizzr EMEA Corporate
  • € 274.75
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 39.25
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 25
    Most Popular Type:
    Intermediate
  • 7
    Most popular model:
    Nissan Qashqai
  • 108
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day in Dijon

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January€ 58
February€ 65
March€ 58
April€ 66
May€ 66
June€ 66
July€ 77
August€ 73
September€ 66
October€ 64
November€ 56
December€ 61
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January€ 58
February€ 61
March€ 56
April€ 58
May€ 58
June€ 55
July€ 61
August€ 60
September€ 59
October€ 58
November€ 51
December€ 58
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January€ 92
February€ 105
March€ 105
April€ 106
May€ 129
June€ 129
July€ 133
August€ 134
September€ 84
October€ 75
November€ 82
December€ 102
ItemPercent
January€ 78
February€ 87
March€ 87
April€ 89
May€ 89
June€ 86
July€ 99
August€ 95
September€ 97
October€ 85
November€ 75
December€ 81
ItemPercent
January€ 90
February€ 101
March€ 92
April€ 116
May€ 120
June€ 127
July€ 131
August€ 93
September€ 80
October€ 101
November€ 87
December€ 91
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January€ 44
February€ 50
March€ 47
April€ 49
May€ 48
June€ 45
July€ 51
August€ 53
September€ 48
October€ 48
November€ 44
December€ 47
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January€ 82
February€ 88
March€ 85
April€ 94
May€ 90
June€ 91
July€ 116
August€ 88
September€ 87
October€ 82
November€ 73
December€ 84
ItemPercent
January€ 71
February€ 77
March€ 68
April€ 77
May€ 78
June€ 76
July€ 86
August€ 78
September€ 88
October€ 74
November€ 67
December€ 72

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