Sémelay travel guide
Visit Sémelay: Highlights and Tourist Information
Location: Sémelay is situated in the Nievre (Burgundy region) in the eastern-center of France at 55 km from Nevers, the department capital. (General information: Sémelay is 249 km from Paris).
Note: The photo above was taken in Autun at 36 km from Sémelay
Photos taken within 10 km
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What to do? Selected places to visit and attractions close by
Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Sémelay. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
Holidays and travel
If you are planning a visit we suggest you see our hotel search (from a leading hotel agent and with a great selection of hotels and a best price promise).
For a longer visit popular choices include holiday apartments - we suggest holiday villages in France
Markets near Sémelay
- La Machine: market Saturday (30km)
- Decize: market Friday (30km)
- Gueugnon: market Thursday (32km)
- Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (35km)
- Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (39km)
- Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (43km)
- Yzeure: market Wednesday (49km)
- Moulins: market Tuesday & Friday (51km)
Map of places to visit near Sémelay and location information
Tourist attractions to visit
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Sémelay and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.
Grand sites of France Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (16km)
Churches or other religious monuments Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (36km); Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (38km); Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (52km)
Remarkable gardens Jardin du château de Limanton (18km); Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (27km); Jardin du château de Digoine (44km); Jardin de la Chaux (46km)
Sites of natural beauty Bibracte (16km)
theme park Le PAL (39km)
Towns of Art and history Moulins (51km)
zoo or wildlife park Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (42km)
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Distance to Sémelay
from Nevers (local prefecture): 55 km
from Paris: 249 km
from Calais: 478 km
from Nice: 440 km
from Bordeaux: 409 km
from Strasbourg: 350 km
Nievre is in the eastern-center of France. Most visitors fly into one of the Paris airports and hire a car or drive from a channel ferry port, operhaps Calais or Dunkirk at about 5 - 6 hours. For driving distances to Sémelay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Sémelay