Things to see and do - Autun
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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
It would have taken a long time to achieve the extensive detail of the tympanum of the central portal, which is the major work of the Cathedral, sculpted between 1130 and 1135 by Gislebertus. The theme is of the Last Judgement depicted around a centr..
5 r. des Bancs
The Musée Rolin is divided into four areas. The Gallo-Roman archaeology section houses a collection of pieces and relics from Bibracte Oppidum. Two rooms are devoted to masterpieces of Romanesque statuary by two masters from the Burgundian School: Gi..
Rue de la Croix-Blanche
This is one of the four gateways which, with 54 semi-circular towers made up the Gallo-Roman enclosure. It has two archways for chariots and two prettier ones for pedestrians and is surmounted by a passage with ten arches. Transformed into a Church i..
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 welcomes y..
Chemin Jeanne Barret, Porte d'Arroux F - 71400 Autun
Hostellerie du Vieux Moulin is a restored mill located in Autun, just 500 metres from the Temple of Janus. It offers a panoramic view of the countryside and the cathedral. The rooms are air-conditioned and have a private bathroom with bath or shower..
3, Rue De L'arquebuse F - 71400 Autun
Prix Prices from : 75 €
Logis De La Tete Noire is located in the Gallo-Roman town of Autun near the Saint-Lazare Cathedral. It offers uniquely decorated guestrooms, some of which overlook the Morvan countryside. Inside the Logis De La Tete Noire there is a charming air-con..
3 rue Arquebuse F - 71400 Autun
4 rue des Bancs F - 71400 Autun
In a pleasant cobbled street, in the heart of Charolais country, this small restaurant is dedicated... to fish. The dishes on the slate board evolve according to the deliveries coming in from Brittany, and the chef obeys only two rules: fresh fish an..
13 place 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.
chemin du Vieux-Moulin F - 71400 Autun