Days Out: Yonne

Guides Association of Yonne
Professional guides in English, German, Spanish, Italian, or Dutch. Guided tours of historical sites, vineyards, and villages. 16 rue de Clamecy, Couson les Carriers (89).
Le Parc de Boutissaint
Nature park where more than 400 bison, wild boar, deer and other rare species roam the park. Based at Treigny (89).
Chateau dAncy-le-Franc
Guided visits to the chateau and the grounds from April to October to one of Frances best examples of Renaissance architecture. Located at 18 place Clermont-Tonnerre, Ancy-le-Franc (89).
Etang Chassin
6.5 acre carp lake set in woodland scenery in the Brionnais. Possibility to book the lake for a week and/or lake with bait and breakfast.
Historical project in which 50 people are building a castle from materials used in the Middle Ages: wood, stone, earth, sand and clay. Work on the site started in 1997 and is planned to take 25 years to complete. Treigny (89).
Musee de lAventenure du Son
Unique in Europe, the collection contains over 1,000 gramophones, radios and mechanical musical instruments. Place de lHotel de Ville, Saint Fargeau (89).
Parc du Moulin
10 hectare park with an arboretum, animal enclosure, rose garden, fern garden, and a scented walkway. The tropical plan collection is in a 600 metre square greenhouse. Open every day. 28 chemin de Babie, Sens (89).
Vezelay Basilica
Vezelay basilica is open to the public. English and German speaking guided tours are available for group visits. Guide books are also available in English, Dutch, and Italian. Open 07:00-20:00. Presbytere, Vezelay (89).