Hotels in Yonne

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    Yonne in Burgundy, France, is the site of many attractions such as a fortified town and ancient church. Avallon sits a fortified hill town atop a rocky spur. Avallon attractions are the 12th century Romanesque Church of St. Lazarus with two carved doorways, one displaying the signs of the Zodiac and The museum of Avallonnais. In Sens, you have one of the most ancient of Gothic churches. This Sens attraction is St. Etienne dating from 1140. It, too, has a museum, the Museum of Sens. Auxerre is a larger town. It overlooks the Yonne River. Prominent Auxere attractions include the Gothic St. Etienne Cathedral. This structure took shape over three centuries. It has intricate stained glass windows and slender choir columns. The frescoes in the Romanesque crypt date from the 11th to the 13th centuries. St. Germain formerly an Abbey Church, now houses Auxerre religious cultural display the Museum of St. Germain. St, Germain mentored St. Patrick. St. Germain is an important Auxerre cultural Christian site for another reason. In this shrine, many of the early pagans of the region converted to Christianity.