This solid, 15th-century clock tower spans the old city's main thoroughfare.
- Tour de l'Horloge
This charity hospital, founded in 1293 by Marguerite de Bourgogne (wife of Charles d’Anjou), is most famous for its vast, barrel-vaulted patients' hall…
- Musée de l'Avallonnais
Founded in 1862, this wonderful small museum displays a series of expressionist watercolours by Georges Rouault (1871–1958) and an excellent art-deco…
- Tour des Prisons
The striking late-15th-century Tour des Prisons is the lone remaining tower from the original stone fortifications surrounding Auxerre's medieval Abbaye…
- Église St-Martin
The 12th- and 13th-century Gothic Église St-Martin, first founded in the 9th century by monks fleeing the Norman attacks on Tours, is two short blocks…
- Petit Pontigny
The 12th-century cellar of Petit Pontigny (viewable from the exterior only) was once used by Pontigny's Cistercian monks to ferment wine.
- Hôtel de Ville
Flanked by colourful half-timbered buildings, Auxerre's town hall forms the centrepiece of the medieval centre's most attractive square.
- Église St-Pierre
Marked by Gothic architectural elements, this church between the river and the medieval centre is a prominent Auxerre landmark.
- Église St-Eusèbe
Presided over by a 12th-century bell tower, this church is a convenient landmark in Auxerre's medieval centre.