In northen Burgundy on the banks of the river Yonne is the splendid city of Auxerre. A truely historic place to visit with the catherdral of Saint-Étienne d'Auxerre, the Place Saint Nicolas, the medieval clock tower half timbered houses and narrow streets add a charm and inviting welcome.
The catherdral of Saint-Étienne dating from the 13th century is home to a unique fresque where Jesus Christ is is pictured riding a horse.
Cruising down the river Yonne from Auxerre you will be able to join the Burgundy Canal. Whilst heading up stream you'll enjoy the very romantic and picturesque Canal du Nivernais.