Semelay tourism and travel guide
Visit Semelay: highlights and tourist information
Semelay is situated in the Nievre (Burgundy region) in the eastern-center of France at 55 km from Nevers, the department capital. (General information: Semelay is 249 km from Paris).
Semelay, France: places to visit and attractions
Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Semelay. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
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Map of places to visit near Semelay
More information about Semelay & region
Markets in and near Semelay
- La Machine: market Saturday (30km)
- Decize: market Friday (30km)
- Gueugnon: market Thursday (32km)
- Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (35km)
- Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (39km)
- Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (42km)
- Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (43km)
- Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (43km)
- Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (44km)
- Corbigny: market Friday (47km)
Tourist attractions to visit near Semelay, France
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Semelay 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 Barthélémy (Cervon) (44km); Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (48km); Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (49km); 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)
Amusement park / theme park Le PAL (39km)
Zoo and/or wildlife park Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (42km)
Geography and distances
Distance to Semelay
from Nevers (prefecture): 55 km
from Paris: 249 km
from Calais: 478 km
from Nice: 440 km
from Bordeaux: 409 km
from Strasbourg: 350 km
Semelay 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 Semelay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Semelay