Auxerre, Burgundy, France
Auxerre is a commune in the Bourgogne region in north-central France, between Paris and Dijon. It is the capital of the Yonne department.

Auxerre is a quaint old town with narrow lanes, open squares and churches which tower above the rooftops. The Abbey of Saint Germain is the most interesting of the churches. It is now a museum with a crypt and faded ochre frescoes of St Stephen, dating back to around 850 AD.

Things to see and do

* Abbey of Saint - Germain
* Pont Paul-Bert
* Tour de l’Horloge
* Musée Leblanc-Duvernoy
* Clos de Chaînette vineyard

Cruise Season – March - Dec
Currency – Euro (EUR)
Language – French
Land Area – 49.95 km²
Population – 45,000 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style.
Time – UTC plus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 44

Travel Links – There is a train available from Avallon and Dijon to Auxuerre. Buses run from Chablis to Auxurre twice daily.