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The historic city of Auxerre, in the Burgundy region of France, is famous for its culinary scene, ancient architecture, characterful independent shops and a picture-perfect riverfront. Surrounded by vineyards, this attractive city is also renowned for its wine.
Make the most of your time here by arranging an Avis hire car at Auxerre Train Station and start exploring.
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Pick up the keys to your rental car and enjoy a short pleasant drive over the River Yonne to the centre of Auxerre. As the capital of the Yonne region in Burgundy, this city boasts numerous sights and landmarks. The old town is located around the riverfront. Its cobbled streets lined with timber-framed houses paint an atmospheric picture. Nearby is the Saint-Étienne Cathedral, a 13th century gothic marvel that dramatically dominates the city’s skyline.
Auxerre has a distinctive laid-back ambience with plenty of cafes and restaurants to relax in and devour delicious meals. From Michelin-starred eateries to cosy traditional bistros, culinary delights are never far away. While independent boutiques are situated along streets such as Rue Fécauderie, recognisable brands can be found at the upscale Fontaines des Clairions shopping centre. The city’s central market takes place every Tuesday and Friday at the Place de l’Arquebuse.
Incredible views of the city’s historic skyline can be appreciated from the Pont Paul Bert bridge, which spans the river Yonne. A large statue of Auxerre-born politician, physiologist and zoologist, Paul Bert, sits on the bridge. This is the ideal spot to capture that postcard-perfect photograph.
After enjoying all that the city centre has to offer, it’s time to venture beyond Auxerre and embark on some memorable road trips.
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Fascinating towns and cities hugged by vineyard-filled countryside are found in every direction from Auxerre. With your Avis hire car, they’re all just a drive away.
From Auxerre, the iconic capital of France is just two hours away by car. Paris brims with some of the world’s most recognisable landmarks, such as the Eiffel Tower, Musée du Louvre and Arc de Triomphe.
Wander along the River Seine, take a boat trip and visit museums and art galleries. Find a charming bistro to enjoy lunch and inhale the romantic air. Check out the bohemian Montmartre district where famous sights like the Sacré-Cœur Basilica and Moulin Rouge can be found.
Just a 90-minute drive from Auxerre, the city of Dijon offers a wealth of sights including museums, monuments and parks.
The top attraction to see here is the Palace of the Dukes and Burgundy States. This grand building, dating back to the 14th century, houses the Museum of Fine Arts, as well as a museum dedicated to the palace’s history.
Other attractions include the Dijon Cathedral and the Well of Moses. The Arquebuse Garden, an immaculately manicured green space, features 19th century botanical gardens and an arboretum. The Museum of Natural History is also contained within the grounds.
With so much to do and see, hiring an Avis car from Auxerre Train Station makes perfect sense. Start your journey.