travel42 Port Guide: Auxerre

Auxerre travel42 Port of Call Guide

An hour and a half from Paris, Auxerre is easy to reach on any French vacation and offers quite a bit of sightseeing for the interested traveler. It's also a great home base for visiting some of the surrounding vineyards.

While it doesn't have as many sights to visit as some other French cities, Auxerre retains a few remnants of its flourished past as the seat of the Auxerre bishops, including the Gothic Saint-Etienne cathedral and the ninth-century Saint-Germain Abbey. Don't miss the 13th-cen...

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