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The Medieval construction site of Guédelon, the Basilica of Vézelay, the vineyards of Chablis,
the city of Auxerre and many other treasures to discover ...

We provide you with suggestions to let yourself be charmed and invite you to discover Burgundy
our lovely department of Yonne, the Puisaye or the Morvan.

A rich tourist and cultural heritage: castles and legends, scenic spots and local stories
museums and relics of the past, vineyards and local attractions.

We propose some ideas to seduce you and invite you to discover our department.

We will be happy to advise you in the selection and organization of your visits !

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- At 50km Ballad in the Middle Ages: guided tour of Noyers-sur-Serein [History and Culture]

George, the guide in medieval clothes will make you discover the architecture of the thirteenth century and hidden treasures (access within a defense tower) of Noyers-sur-Serein, vilage ranked among the most beautiful in France. You can admire a collection of armor and children can be photographed with shields and albardes. In 2010, the guide was honored with the medal of tourism.

Duration of circuit :1 to 2 hours.
On request, evening tour with minimum 10 people.

Reservations:
By phone at 03 86 82 61 75.
On site: 12 rue du racquet or 7 bis rue des Terreaux, 89310 Noyers sur Serein.
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- At 50km Noyers-Sur-Serein, one of the most beautiful villages in France [History and Culture]

Classified among the "most beautiful villages of France" Noyers is a preserved medieval city.

78 houses, aristocratic mansions of the fifteenth to the nineteenth centuries, bourgeois houses with wood sides or single houses of winemakers have been classified or registered as a historical monument.

Walk the cobbled streets of Noyers, discover its arcaded squares, towers defenses and the panorama from the top of the old castle is back in time and enjoy the charm of old stones and the stories they tell.

In season, the city offers cultural quality animations, musical events, festivals, concerts, artists, galleries, museums and naive folk art ...

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- At 50km Vézelay and its basilica [History and Culture]


Faced with mountains of Morvan, atop a steep hill, the Basilica of Sainte-Madeleine, listed as World Heritage by UNESCO, watches majestically on the winegrowers' houses and Renaissance mansions. This masterpiece of Romanesque and restored in the nineteenth century by Viollet-le-Duc art, made of Vézelay a place of pilgrimage and a starting point to Compostela.

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- At 50km Climbing at the Saussois Rock [Leisure and Sports]

An exceptional site for beginners and experienced climbers.
As a legendary Yonne site, the cliff has seen many climbers from Paris, but also professionals who went down in the history of this sport in the 70’s and 80’s.
The Saussois offers a dynamic and athletic climbing surface on an exceptional porous limestone.

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- At 50km 13 Mai to 03 Oct. : Musiancy Festival: Chamber Music at the Palace of Ancy-le-Franc [The Arts]

The association Musicancy offers each month, at the castle of Ancy-le-Franc visit-concert tour of the castle, a masterpiece of Renaissance, followed by a unique concert in the guard room or in the courtyard weather permitting.
Carte blanche is given to young musicians among the most promising of their generation to share with the public directory of their choice. The spotlight is made as much as possible the creation and improvisation.

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