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Yonne, France 

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Yonne is a French department named after the Yonne River. It is part of the Burgundy region in eastern France and its prefecture (capital) is Auxerre. The landscape of the Yonne is one of hedgerows and small fields, of centuries old vineyards and forests. There are numerous rivers and small lakes to enhance the Yonne landscape and they provide numerous opportunities for water activities when staying in your self catering Yonne holiday rental home.

 

 

Auxerre, an official “Town of Art and History” is a hive of activity with industries including food production and woodworking. Auxerre is also world-famous for the wine produced in the neighbourhood, including the renowned Chablis. Be sure during your holiday rental in the Yonne to visit the Cathedral of St. Étienne (11th-16th centuries). In Gothic style, the stained glass windows in the choir and the apsidal chapel are among the finest in France. Then there is the Abbey of Saint-Germain, existing from the ninth century. The crypt has some of the most ancient mural paintings in France.

Avallon is located southeast of Auxerre. The town provides a pleasant excursion during your holiday in the Yonne with wide streets and picturesque promenades, and is finely situated on a flat promontory. Its chief building is the formerly collegiate church of St Lazare, which dates from the twelfth century. The Tour de L'Horloge, pierced by a gateway through which passes the Grande Rue, is an eleventh century structure containing a museum on its second floor. The manufacture of biscuit and gingerbread – is yet another reason to visit Avallon when you rent a holiday cottage or house in Yonne, France!

Heading east from Auxerre, are the castles at Ancy-le-Franc and Tanlay. The pretty village at Noyers is another highlight of this part of Yonne. To the north of the department is Sens, with Joigny a little way south of Sens. Pontigny Abbey is in the centre of Yonne, to the north-east of Auxerre. Wine enthusiasts will also want to visit the pretty town of Chablis, to the south of Pontigny.

Travelling to your holiday rental cottage or house in Yonne, France

By Air: The nearest airport is Paris Orly – which is well served by charter, scheduled and low cost airlines throughout the UK. By Train: Avallon is served by a branch of the Paris-Lyon railway. Auxerre is reached from Paris Bercy train station. There are direct trains daily at regular intervals and journey time takes just under 2 hours. By Road: The auto-routes A77, A5 and A6 are convenient for reaching Yonne. Journey time from Paris is just under 2 hours.

 

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Les Bastide de Grimaud - Apartment Tancado, Grimaud

Les Bastide de Grimaud - Apartment Tancado, Grimaud

Weekly Rental: GBP 660 to GBP 1395

6 sleeps

This is a lovely three bedroom apartment in Grimaud with a terrace. The property sleeps up to 6 guests and is within

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Les Bastide de Grimaud - Apartment Pichoto Estello, Grimaud

Les Bastide de Grimaud - Apartment Pichoto Estello, Grimaud

Weekly Rental: GBP 500 to GBP 1275

4 sleeps

This is a lovely two bedroom apartment in Grimaud with a terrace. The property sleeps up to 4 guests and is within

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Les Bastide de Grimaud - Apartment Pauseto, Grimaud

Les Bastide de Grimaud - Apartment Pauseto, Grimaud

Weekly Rental: GBP 450 to GBP 1130

2 sleeps

This is a lovely one bedroom apartment in Grimaud with a terrace. The property sleeps up to 2 guests and is within

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The Farmhouse at Chateau de Serrigny - Yonne, Burgundy, Near Chablis

The Farmhouse at Chateau de Serrigny - Yonne, Burgundy, Near Chablis

Weekly Rental: GBP 1246 to GBP 1246

11 sleeps

The Farmhouse is a large and spacious 5 bedroom property nestled in the Chablis vineyards. The largest of all 4

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Fantastic Cottage Near Chablis, Burgundy - The Eastern Gatehouse at Chateau de Serrigny

Fantastic Cottage Near Chablis, Burgundy - The Eastern Gatehouse at Chateau de Serrigny

Weekly Rental: GBP 630 to GBP 630

5 sleeps

This holiday cottage is one of two original Chateau Gatehouses. Keeping many of the original features, this comfortable

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Last minute Spring special! €575 per week in April and May! - Apartment in L' Isle Sur la Sorgue

Last minute Spring special! €575 per week in April and May! - Apartment in L' Isle Sur la Sorgue

Last minute Spring special! €575 per week in April and May! - Bright and Sophisticated Apartment Apartment in L' Isle

20% discount on Brittany Ferries

20% discount on Brittany Ferries

For guests travelling with Brittany Ferries, please contact us before booking as we have a reference number that should

Flexible Booking Times

Flexible Booking Times

Booking times available to accommodate the more economical mid week travel

Peak season reduction

Peak season reduction

Special Offer - 25th August to 5th Sept 18 reduced to 800 Euros per week - enquire now!

2 and 3 week offer

2 and 3 week offer

150€ off two week and 320€ off three week bookings.

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