Villeneuve sur Yonne, Burgundy, France
Villeneuve-sur-Yonne is a commune in the Yonne department in Burgundy in north-central France. It is surrounded by a partly intact wall, built during the 12th century, which was one of the 8 residences of the French kings. The city lies on the bank of the River Yonne, between the cities of Sens and Joigny.
Villeneuve-sur-Yonne is an historical city with strong artistic traditions. Attractions include the two main entrance gates to the city, the Museum of Fine Arts, Villeneuve Museum, Exhibition Hall, Notre Dame Church and the Towers Rousson, Bonneville and the Tour Philippe Auguste.
Things to See & Do
* Gate of Sens and Gate of Joigny
* Gothic and Renaissance Church Notre-Dame de l'Assomption.
* City Market
* A Neolithic menhir situated on the bank of the river
* The Owls' Nest restaurant
Cruise Season – March - Dec
Currency – Euro (EUR)
Language – French
Land Area – 40.0 km²
Population – 6,000 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style.
Time – UTC plus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 44