Auxerre on the Nivernais

Posted by on September 27, 2013

Continuing our tour of the Nivernais Canal, we floated into Auxerre – the fourth largest city in Burgundy.

Coming into Auxerre by canal boat.

Coming into Auxerre by canal boat.

Coming into Auxerre by Canal Boat.

Getting a bit closer. Boating in to town is a fun, slow, and relaxing way to enter a city.

About to go under the bridge into Auxerre.

About to go under the bridge into Auxerre.

Auxerre city street.

Auxerre, city street leading to the town center.

Auxerre clock tower.

Auxerre clock tower.

Auxerre ~ St. Etienne Cathedral

Cathedral of St. Étienne (11th–16th centuries) in Auxerre.

Inside the Cathedral of St. Étienne (11th–16th centuries) in Auxerre.

Inside the Cathedral of St. Étienne (11th–16th centuries) in Auxerre.

Inside the Abbey of St. Germain, Auxerre.

Inside the Abbey of St. Germain, Auxerre.

The inner courtyard of the Abbey of St. Germaine, Auxerre.

The inner courtyard of the Abbey of St. Germain, Auxerre – nicely set up for viewing performances or just taking advantage of a bit of shade and relaxation.

The stage in the inner courtyard of the Abbey of St. Germaine, Auxerre.

The stage in the inner courtyard of the Abbey of St. Germain, Auxerre.

Looking back at Auxerre. Au revoir!

Looking back at Auxerre.

A final view of Auxerre.

A final view of Auxerre from the Nivernais. Au revoir!

 

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