Tourism - Yonne

Yonne is a French department that is part of the Burgundy region. It is surrounded by the departments of Aube, Côte d’or, Nièvre, Loiret and Seine-et-Marne. Main cities are Auxerre, Avallon and Sens.

Yonne has ancient vestiges, historical monuments and museums, well-known vineyard such as Chablis, large green open spaces such as the one of Boutissaint in Puisaye and the regional natural park of Morvan.

Among remarkable sites are the cathedrale and museum of Sens, the treasure of the cathedrale that is one of the richest in France, which houses the liturgical garments that belonged to Thomas Becket, the Saint-Germain Abbey in Auxerre, the Vezelay hill, the medieval building site in Guedelon, the castles of Saint-Fargeau, Ancy-le-Franc, Maulnes, the caves of Arcy-sur-Cure and their prehistorical paintings of great importance.

Top tourist cities in Yonne


Tourism Auxerre

Auxerre is located in the Yonne department.The city is a part of the "City of Art and History" network. Auxerre has managed to preserve along the years its cultural and historical heritage, and gives you the chance to discover it, just walking around the city ...

Must : Musée Leblanc-Duvernoy, Musée Saint-Germain


Tourism Avallon

Avallon is situated in  department of the Yonne and the region Bourgogne. Sights Collegiate Saint-Lazare New church of Saint-Martin Church Saint-Julien Capucins Visitandines


Tourism Sens

Sens is situated to 120 km to the southeast of Paris in department of the Yonne and the region Bourgogne.The city is rewarded by the distinction Grand Prix and four flowers to the list of awards 2007 of the competition of the cities and towns bloom. Sights in Sens ...

Must : Musée municipal, Sens

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