©Blaise Killian
Barely out of town

The charms of a city town

Parks, fields vines or cherry trees form together an amazing playground just an hour and a half from Paris.


The Green way

True green corridor of the city, this natural route allows you to explore Auxerre by following the old railway line.


Along the Nivernais Canal

Cycling enthusiasts can follow the greenway along the Nivernais Canal from Auxerre and cross villages and amazing landscapes along the road.

Brochures are available on request at the Tourist Office of Auxerre.

Maps and routes for free download here.


As part of the Cit’ergie initiative, the City of Auxerre has created 3 itineraries that showcase the city’s natural heritage. These circuits are accompanied by a mobile application that guides walkers and encourages them to discover biodiversity in an entertaining way. Each species has a card that gives details of its main characteristics. The application also allows you to locate different points of interest throughout each walk.

  • Between two banks: about 8 km, 2h 30 minutes – 3 hours .
  • The neighbourhoods EnVERT: about 6 km, 1h 30 minutes.
  • EnVERT and buttress: about 4 km, 1 hour.

Markup and brochures
For the moment, the Ecobalade “Entre deux rives” is fully marked to allow walkers to find their way with or without a mobile application.A starting sign is installed at the Parc of l’Arbre Sec.Brochures are also available at the Tourist Office and in the various places of tourist interest for each walk.
You will find all information related to ecobalades on ecobalade.fr
Download the app and ride for free on Google Play or the App Store
Enjoy !

La Maison des Randonneurs (The Hikers’ House)

La Maison des Randonneurs is a stop-over gite in Auxerre set in green surroundings close to the city centre, allowing you to hike or bike in the area. That’s how to combine usefulness with pleasure! All you have to do is jump into your walking shoes and off we go !

And if you want to extend your stay, La Maison des Randonneurs will provide all the necessary services whether you are a confirmed hiker or not!

Check out the program of walks.