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Back in time

Strolling down the streets of the old city is such a great trip back to old times & history... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2018
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Interesting town and river walk

We enjoyed wondering around this town, full of historuc streets, old timbered buildings and many... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

Strolling down the streets of the old city is such a great trip back to old times & history. Enjoying the old architecture and narrow streets is easy.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed wondering around this town, full of historuc streets, old timbered buildings and many little shops. The walk along the river was very pleasurable with views of the cathedrals, bridges, biots, swans and city views. We travelled in early January so it was dark...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed January 2, 2018

First, go to the parking area on the opposite bank of the Yonne with a wide angle lens on your camera, to capture the amazing views of the old town on the other bank. There are some steep streets, but the town is small, well...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank 1953Trek
Reviewed October 19, 2017

If you like old medieval buildings etc then this city is a must do. Try to follow the recommended walk path. The whole area is impressive and one of the best we have seen in all of Europe. The town is very clean and well...More

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank fssutton1
Reviewed September 26, 2017

What a beautiful little town. You can park the car for free in the underground garage Parking L'Arquebusein, Place de l'Arquebuse, near the pedestrian street entrance Rue du Temple. Many shops in a lively little town with many restaurants. Beautiful Cathedral and a clock tower....More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Bintbatoutta
Reviewed June 19, 2017

The old town of Auxerre is quite small and easy to walk around with lots of beautiful old and well preserved buildings. Lots of interesting little shops in the little alleyways. Pedestrian friendly with markers to point you to all the places worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank TravelFanaticDD
Reviewed January 15, 2017

Vielle Ville is worth a stroll around the beautiful old town of Auxerre. There is much to discover here from lovely old buildings to cafe's, shops and restaurants, not to forget the people watching.

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank lindadownunder
Reviewed October 25, 2016

If you are near by this is definitely worth visiting. We found a large public parking lot near the center of town, found a map at the tourist office and spent a lovely afternoon walking around. Several nice churches. lovely clock tower and medieval buildings.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank manzano
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Lovely old buildings, meandering streets. The massive churches and abbey dominate the sky line. We used the booklet available from the tourist office or many hotels "In the steps of Cadet Roussel" as a wonderful self guiding tour (Dijon has something similar). As in many...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank David-Judith
Reviewed September 13, 2016

Really nice old town worth a walk round. Stick to the centre and quays and you won't be disappointed.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Anne E
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