"Still More Gothic Churches" Top 5 Page for this destination Auxerre by hquittner
Auxerre Travel Guide: 66 reviews and 260 photos
Auxerre is a modest French city (pop. 41K) with significant old churches, an old town and a river side siting. It is like many other French cities in this respect, resembling to us larger places like Le Mans or Rouen. It was our last stop on a two week traversal of Burgundy and we spent a whole day there. We were most interested in the ambiance and the churches.
The most important site in Auxerre is the Cathedral of St. Stephen (13-15C) which is a fine example of Flamboyant Gothic style.
- Pros:Interesting Churches and Other Buildings
- Cons:One Day Is Enough
- In a nutshell:Another "Old" French Town
A 12C Romanesque belfry is situated to the West of the other religious buildins at St. Germanus. The space results from... more travel advice
The old town of Auxerre has much that is similar to Rouen: old churches and a cathedral, a 16C Horloge and bell-tower,... more travel advice
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