Les amoureux de la Place Saint-Nicolas
©Titouan Rimbault
Discover the romantic side of Auxerre

Auxerre in love

Epicurean lovers, Sports lovers, Passionate lovers of heritage.

Find yourself in the Auxerrois for a passionate and exciting stay!

Auxerre in a look

Auxerre has all the assets for a romantic stay in a relaxing atmosphere.

Discover the city differently, between history and nature.

Sailing on the Nivernais Canal

Along the Yonne and the Canal, immerse yourself in a revitalising natural environment, as peaceful as it’s energising.

If you wish a longer stay, a private barge cruise will be the solution.


Gastronomie & Wine

Genuine emblem of the region, the snail of Burgundy is THE speciality par excellence !

In its shell with parsley and butter or cooked in another way: the snail captivates everyone! Discover the Helix snail farm at Gurgy, or La Maison Billot at Bassou, just a few kilometres from Auxerre where you can purchase their products.

Another major example :  the truffle from Burgundy, genuine black diamond of gastronomy with its unique flavour! The Borvo smoked salmon: an institution in Burgundy! Not forgetting parsleyed ham in aspic, small pickled dills, blackcurrant liqueur, the famous Burgundian Gougères, which delight everyone at aperitif time, ham chablisienne, poached eggs in red wine sauce, Beef Bourguignon… and our many local cheeses like Epoisses, Soumaintrain or fresh goat’s cheese.

For those with a sweet tooth, don’t miss out on the honeyed spiced bread and even closer to home, the many varieties of cherries produced in the area.


Walking in the heart of the city

Using the bronze arrows set into the pavements you can follow the footsteps of Cadet Roussel and discover the historical centre of Auxerre.

Booklet available for 1.50€ at the Tourist Office.

For an even more authentic experience, book a charming bed and breakfast in the heart of town.

INEDIT Every night of the summer, the festival  Garçon la Note!offers a concert on a different terrace.A good way to discover an authentic Auxerre.

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  • The most beautiful view of Auxerre from the pedestrian bridge.
  • The atmosphere of the alleys of the historic center.

For more information, feel free to contact the Tourist Office:

  • Tel: +33(0)3 86 52 06 19
  • Mail: info@ot-auxerre.fr
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