Unmissable tourist sites
Autun Travel guide
Autun : Michelin's recommendations
The town of Autun stands against wooded hills, dominating the Arrouz valley. The forests in Autun gave the town its furnishing industry, but you have to look further back in the past to recall the town's finest period, when it was «sister and equal to Rome». Augustodunum must have been a very large town since a theatre which seating 20,000 was built there... The Roman influence which will enthral you the most in this town , especially the exceptional talent of the sculptor Gislebertus..
Tourist attractions Autun : Things to see and do
Place du Champ-de-Mars F - 71400 Autun
This old Jesuit college opened its superb gates, forged in 1722 -enlivened with some guilt emblems depicting astrolabes, medals, globes, lyres, The school has had some famous pupils such as Bussy-Rabutin, the Napoleon brothers and Joseph and Lucien B..
Rue de-Lattre-de-Tassigny F - 71400 Autun
The Town hall houses a large library, where you will find a large collection of manuscripts and incunabula.
Rue Chauchien F - 71400 Autun
This lofty street is bordered by façades endowed with wrought iron balconies. In the next street, rue Saint-Saulge, n° 24 is occupied by the hotel de Morey (17 C).
3, rue de l'Arquebuse. F - 71400 AUTUN
At the heart of the gallo-roman town of Autun, just a short walk from the cathedral, Hotel La Tête Noire welcomes guests to a warm and cosy setting. Traditional cooking with many Burgundian specialities. An ideal destination for a break with the fami..
20, av. de la République. F - 71400 AUTUN
Family atmosphere, traditional Burgundy cuisine, made with fresh market produce. Comfortable rooms with private bathroom.
3 Rue Louis Aragon F - 71400 AUTUN
"The Ibis Autun is moments away from the historic town centre and its cathedral and enjoys the cool, tranquil setting of Lake Vallon. Across from the exhibition centre and just a few minutes from shopping and industrial centres, this hotel welc..
3 r. Arquebuse F - 71400 Autun
13 pl. du Terreau F - 71400 Autun
Contemporary cuisine is very much to the fore at the tasteful Le Chapitre restaurant. The dining room boasts an attractive modern decor with pleasant views of the cathedral square.
route de Chalon F - 71400 Autun
3 r. Jeannin F - 71400 Autun
The chef, who is also a confectioner, brings together quality regional ingredients and tradition. There is a special themed set menu once a week (asparagus, truffles, foie gras, lobster, strawberries).