The region


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Auxerre is a French town in the north-west of the Burgundy Franche Comté region and the capital of the Yonne department.


Burgundy Franche Comté: a cultural, architectural and gastronomic heritage!


A cultural heritage

From the Morvan Nature Park and its lakes to the Upper-Jura Nature Park with its mountains, along the River Doubs and the Saône, the Seine and the Loire, the region can boast a wide range of landscapes and well-preserved nature. 


An architectural heritage

The Burgundy-Franche-Comté region is teeming with historic and artistic buildings, sites, towns and villages.


A gastronomic heritage

The diversity and quality of local ingredients combined with the skill of the region's farmers make this one of the world's great destinations for food-lovers.