Auxerre

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The capital of the Lower Burgundy region, this town boasts a remarkable cathedral and a magnificent abbey.

Auxerre is the fourth largest city in Burgundy. Auxerre is world famous for its production of Burgundy wine, including Chablis. Main sights include : Cathedral of St. Étienne (11th–16th centuries). In Gothic style, it is renowned for its three doorways with remarkable bas-reliefs. The stained glass windows in the choir and the apsidal chapel are among the finest in France; Abbey of Saint-Germain, existing from the ninth century. The crypt has some of the most ancient mural paintings in France, and more.
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