The Abbey of Saint-Germain, owned by the city of Auxerre since 1984's monument historic and, as such, accessible to the public. The monastic buildings are converted into Museum. The East Wing houses the floors the archaeological collections illustrating antique and pre-historic occupations in the Department.
The Cathedral Saint-Etienne – a rich cultural and historical heritage
Hundred years war, bag protestant of 1567 or French Revolution profoundly affected the artistic heritage of Saint-Etienne who retains no less a very variety of works of art of any kind
His large collection of stained glass from the 13th and 16th is the jewel, and murals (11th – 16th centuries), on wood (16th century) or canvas (XVII – XVIII centuries) contribute to the spiritual and cultural building influence.
Property of the Beru counties since the sixteenth century, the beautiful house dominates the vineyards of Chablis. Rare dial solar and Lunar of the fifteenth century; Gate and Tower of the 12th century; Loft of 1 500 boxes of the thirteenth.
Visits guided to 11: 00 and 16: 00 from April 15 to November 15, or else by appointment.
More information: www.chateaudeberu.com | Phone : + 33 (0) 220.127.116.11.43
Its origin seems to date back to the middle ages. It would have been served by the Hospitallers of the Holy Spirit. This Chapel, as on the hospices of Beaune, extended the room of patients who were able to attend the mass.
Between studs and cut stones, balusters and pinnacles carved, paved granite and limestone pavers, small streets and estates of plots, licked by the meanders of the Serein, Noyers towers the medieval wearing his title of "one of the most beautiful villages of France".
Whether day or night, down the main road of the village, we could, with very little imagination, see Knights, peasants, clerics or bourgeois and we wouldn't be surprised to see on the corner of two streets figure jovial of a yesteryear bourguignon or hear escape singing a minstrel to one of the sixteen towers lining the walls.
Rogny seven locks opens one of the doors of the Puisaye. He will lead you to the wonders what this picturesque region (ponds, castles, Site, crafts, gastronomy), and the potters of the Puisaye nine.
Village of 776 inhabitants, Rogny seven locks is one of the attractions which the Puisaye can be proud, with his curious book of which it takes its name.
Located at the edge of the Yonne in the territory of the commune of Cruzy-le-Châtel, not far from Thunder, Tanlay and Ancy-le-Franc, the castle of Meaulnes is a unique monument in France by the pentagonal shape of its plan, centered around a stair-well.
This Renaissance Castle was built in the second half of the sixteenth century by influential sponsors.
More information: http://www.maulnes.fr
The Abbey of REIGNY, located in the commune of Vermenton, in Burgundy, was founded in 1128, by the Abbé Etienne of Toucy, monk of Clairvaux and under the authority of saint Bernard. Implanted in a frame exceptional by the Cure, land of counties of Auxerre and Nevers, the Abbey under the protection of Pope Eugene III in 1147 was very powerful and prosperous in the middle ages, she welcomed up to 300 monks.
More information: http://www.abbayedereigny.com/accueil/ | Tel: + 00 (33) 3 86 81 66 92
The site of D'Arcy on Cure (Yonne), major site for the study of the middle and upper Palaeolithic of North France, is located south of the Paris Basin, between Auxerre and Avallon.
It is formed by a set of caves dug by the Cure in a coral limestone massif emerged at the end of secondary school.
More information: https://www.grottes-arcy.net