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The authentic art of living

For a day or a stay

Go for a day or for a stay to discover Auxerre and its region. Cruise, visit, tasting … you’ll be spoiled for choice!

The circuits and schedules are flexible according to your desires.

Some examples of day tours and stays:

Mouth-watering

Between its mythical vineyards, its rich cultural and historical heritage and its unspoilt landscapes, treat yourself to a 100% Burgundy Auxerroise day.
Guided walk on the Canal du Nivernais to enjoy the magnificent natural panoramas in peace and tranquillity.

Visit to the salmon processing company, “Le Borvo”, excellent in matters of quality. Tasting of smoked salmon. Lunch on site.

Visit of Auxerre, City of Art and History, its remarkable heritage, and the second protected sector of Burgundy. Discover the of Bailly Lapierre cellars, a true jewel of the Auxerrois, and the secrets of making its Crémants. Tasting Crémant de Bourgogne.

Opening Times: from April to mid-July and from August 21 to mid-October, every day except Sundays and public holidays.

A little Burgundian diversion in Auxerre

From cultural heritage to wine heritage, let yourself be seduced by the Auxerrois with its many unexpected and surprising treasures.

LET YOURSELF FALL UNDER THE SPELL OF AUXERRE

Fall under the spell of the city and make the most of your walk, during which the story of Auxerre will be unfold.
Explore a wine village, its history and its typical architecture. Find little-known, 100% authentic Burgundy wines. Tickle your taste buds at the winegrower’s with local products accompanied by wines from the Yonne. Find out about Burgundy’s epicurean life during a tasting with commentary by the winegrower. Take a walk along the Nivernais canal with a running commentary. Go through a lock and take in the beautiful natural panoramas in a peaceful setting along the banks of the canal.

The days of Bacchus

In the programme

DAY 1 :

• Meeting with your guide at the Tourist Office of Auxerre and departure for a guided tour of the city on the theme of wine “Auxerre, land of vines”

• Departure for Irancy, one of the largest vineyards of Burgundy red wines.

• Visit an an Auxerrois wine cellar followed by a wine tasting.

• Typical Burgundian lunch with an Auxerrois winegrower.

• Departure for Coulanges-la-Vineuse, a typical local wine village. Visit to the museum of wine-presses and the vine with a XVII century wine-press.

• Transfer to Bailly for a guided tour of the Bailly Lapierre cellars. Known as the cradle of Crémant de Bourgogne, you can learn the secrets of how its crémant is made in an underground quarry 50 m deep and a temperature of 12 ° C. Includes a tasting of the famous Crémant de Bourgogne.

• Return to Auxerre where the guided tour ends. Free time, then dinner and overnight stay in a hotel.

DAY 2
• Departure from Auxerre and on to Tonnerre for a guided tour of the Church of St. Peter and the Vaucluse source “La Fosse Dionne”.
• Visit to the Tonnerrois and Epineuil vineyards. Visit to a wine estate followed by a tasting.
• Lunch
• Departure to Chablis. Presentation of Chablis vineyards, the largest producer of Burgundy white wines, visit to a wine estate followed by a wine-tasting.
• Return to Auxerre where the guided tour finishes.
• Availability: every day except Sundays and bank holidays.
Your seminar with A.J. Auxerre

• Give another dimension to your corporate event and come and share our values with your teams.
• The AJ Auxerre experience allows you a complete change of setting giving your employees or partners an original and out of the ordinary experience while strengthening cohesion and team spirit, all immersed in a mythical place of French football!
• Our team is at your disposal to build you a tailor-made programme.
• Packages (from 36 € per person) including:
• Welcome coffee
• Use of lecture theatre (90 seats) or meeting room including a coffee break
• Visit to the training centre
• Lunch (many options available to choose from)
• Working time including a coffee break

Optional: VIP formula with closing cocktail and match tickets. Please consult us for full details.