Walk to Autun in the center of Burgundy

Walk to Autun, Gallo-Roman and medieval city in the heart of Burgundy

Walk in Autun, small town in the center of Burgundy, at the gates of the Morvan (a big forest area). Founded by the Romans, the city was called Augustodunum (the fortress of Augustus). Remains from the Roman period along the way. Important centre of pilgrimage in the middle ages.

Interest: notegood (1 note)
Difficulty: difficulté
Duration: 4 h.

Tympanum of the Cathedral

 Tympanum of the Cathedral
The tympanum of the Cathedral shows a scene of the last judgment.

Square of the Cathedral square

Square of the Cathedral square

Saint-Lazare Cathedral

Saint-Lazare Cathedral

Circuit of the walls

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Circuit of the walls

The Tower of the Ursulines

The Tower of the Ursulines

The square of the Champ de Mars

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The square of the Champ de Mars

Military high school

Military high school
Passage in front of the military school.

Roman Theatre

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Roman Theatre
The Roman theatre built under the Emperor Augustus could receive up to 20,000 people.

Pond of the Valley

Pond of the Valley

Saint-André door

Saint-André door
The Saint-André door was a part of the Roman wall.

Arroux door

Arroux door

Temple of Janus

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Temple of Janus
The temple said of "Janus" is located outside the city walls.

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