Autun in Autumn November 1st 2017 After a long drive to Guedelon on Monday, I was feeling like having a couple of easier days to finish my stay in Beaune. I only had one “must do” thing left, and that was to visit nearby Autun, so I chose to do that on Tuesday.
After the Roman conquest, the capital of the Aedui moved from Bibracte to Autun (known as Augustodunum) because it was a better site for a Roman provincial capital. ... read more
Europe » France » Burgundy » Autun Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
I am from Sydney, Australia. Despite working in IT, my main interest when travelling is history - particularly military history. As such, I tend to visit a lot of castles.
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