Sightseeing route in Autun

Autun

City description

There are some romaine ruins in the town because Augustine creates this town in 15 B.C. As those ruins dot in the town, you must walk long distance. It is better to visit when you aren’t tired. In addition, there are a cathedral and a museum in the town.

【Overall rating】

 ★★★☆☆

【Time required】

 5 h

【Budget】

 7.50 euros

【Fatigue】

 ★★★★★

【Sightseeing route】



【Start】

①Autun station

Gare d’Autun

★Go to Charles de Gaulle Avenue in front of the station. When you arrive at Champ de Mars Square, go to a building on the right hand.



②Couvert Passage

Passage couvert

Time required: 15 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go back to the entrance of the passage.



③Tourist Information Center

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go to the street in front of the tourist information center.



④Notre-Dame Church

Église Notre-Dame

Time required: 15 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 9 am – 5 pm

Close: No

★Go to Saint-Saulge St in front of the church and go to the right street at the forked road. Then, go up Bancs St. It takes 10 minutes.



⑤Rolin Museum

Musée Rolin

Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 7.50 euros

Opening hour: 10 am – 12 h 30 / 2 pm – 5 pm

Close: Tuesday, January, national holidays

★Continue to walk on the street.



⑥Saint-Lazare Cathedral

Cathédrale Saint-Lazare d’Autun

Time required: 20 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 9 am – 6 pm

Close: No

★You’ll visit romaine ruins as the next destination and you must walk long distance. So, if you are tired, you should visit Janus Temple, the last destination once you go back to the station with the same route.
If you continue the visit, go down Bancs St and turn right to go to Maréchaux St. Then, go straight the street and turn left at the end. Turn right at the first crossroad and go straight. The entrance is a path on the right hand with a small sign. It takes 20 minutes by walk.



⑦Romaine Theatre

Théâtre Romain

Time required: 15 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Continue to walk on 2nd Dragon Avenue and turn left at the next crossroad. When you arrive at a roundabout, go to Fusiliers Marins St. It takes 15 minutes by walk.



⑧Saint-André Gate

Porte Saint-André

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go to Gaillon St in front of the gate by the end and turn left at République Avenue. Then, tunr right to go to Paris St. You can find a gate from the crossroad. It takes 15 minutes by walk.



⑨Arroux Gate

Porte d’Arroux

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Continue to walk on Paris St and pass a bridge. Then, turn left to go to a path although the path isn’t found on the map. It takes 15 minutes by walk.



⑩Temple of Janus

Temple de Janus

Time required: 15 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go to Genetoye Route beside the temple. Pass a bridge and go through train rails. When you arrive at République Avenue, turn left to go back to the station. It takes 20 minutes by walk.



【Goal】

Autun station

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