Things to see and do - Auxerre
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Auxerre Travel guide
Auxerre : Michelin's recommendations
Auxerre, a navigable port on the Yonne and the starting point for the Nivernais canal starts, is also the capital of lower Burgundy, a valley region whose plateaux are made up of fields and forests, with slopes lined with vines and fruit trees. Auxerre is also where Cadet Roussel was brought up, and is famous for its football team managed by Guy Roux; it has a remarkable cathedral and the jewel in the crown, the prestigious abbaye Saint-Germain, home to some of France's oldest frescoes.
Tourist attractions Auxerre : Things to see and do
pl. St-Étienne F - 89000 Auxerre
A Gothic Building constructed between 13 and 16C with a beautiful Flamboyant façade. There is a magnificent ensemble of stained glass medallion windows in which blues and reds predominate around the ambulatory. The Romanesque crypt contains famous fr..
2bis pl. St-Germain F - 89000 Auxerre
This Abbey, founded in the 6 C Clothilde is the city's most venerable tourist attraction. The middle 12C bell-tower, isolated by the destruction of several travées, is a remarkable work. The crypt dug afresh in the 9C houses frescoes from 850 in its ..
Rue de la Marine F - 89000 Auxerre
The Marine quarter - the old sea-fearers' quarter has maintained its sinuous lanes, which are often bordered by wood-panelled houses. Its main areas are Saint Nicolas square, Coche-d'Eau square and lastly, the rue de la marine, with its remnants of a..
41 boulevard Vauban F - 89000 AUXERRE
Prix Prices from : 72 €
In Burgundy, close to Chablis and VÃ©zelay. Charm and friendly atmosphere of traditional hospitality. All the rooms are air-conditioned and have WiFi access. Refined interior design and very modern facilities in a magnificent bourgeois house of the 1..
2 Quai De La Marine F - 89000 Auxerre
Le Maxime is your host on the banks of the Yonne River, in the heart of Auxerre. Living room, lounge, business room, a tasting cellar and bar are available. A hotel brimming with charm, Le Maxime invites you to relax in its calm setting on the ba..
1 avenue Jean Jaures F - 89000 AUXERRE
Prix Prices from : 80 €
The ibis hotel is located beside the river Yonne, 10 minutes' walk from the city center, train station and famous Abbé Deschamps stadium and a stone's throw from St Germain Abbey, St Etienne cathedral, the theater and the museums. The hotel has 50 ai..
15 r. de Preuilly F - 89000 Auxerre
This former garage has successfully taken to its new vocation! The simple dishes made with market fresh ingredients are as tasty on your plate as they sound on the menu! It has a pleasant rustic setting and a fine terrace.
84 r. de Paris F - 89000 Auxerre
In this restaurant in Auxerre's old town, you can inhale the fresh sea air! Fish (wild), shellfish and seafood is served in a simple, modern decor.
37 r. du Pont F - 89000 Auxerre
Le Rendez-Vous is situated at the foot of St-Pierre church. The chef conjures up tasty Burgundian specialities (jowl of beef, poached eggs in a red wine sauce etc) in a warm and welcoming atmosphere.
56 bd Vauban F - 89000 Auxerre
This former winegrower's house exudes classic charm and contemporary whimsy. Tuck into the good, market based food that varies with the seasons. Refined.