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Semur-en-Auxois tourism and travel guide

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Visit Semur-en-Auxois: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: One of the prettiest of the Burgundy villages, Semur-en-Auxois has a very lively and extensive historic centre and a pretty riverside setting

Semur-en-Auxois is situated in the Cote d'Or department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Semur-en-Auxois. For detailed visitor information see the Semur-en-Auxois travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontenay Abbey at 15 km and Flavigny at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Semur-en-Auxois, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Semur-en-Auxois in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Montbard

Montbard

at 15 km (direction )

A typical regional town, we suggest you take a stroll around the...

See Montbard guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

The complex of buildings at the Abbey de Fontenay, and the surrounding...

See Fontenay Abbey guide
Flavigny

Flavigny

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east)

The village of Flavigny retains an ancient centre surrounded...

See Flavigny guide
Montreal

Montreal

at 23 km (direction west), in the Yonne department

Behind its fortified entrance, the small village of Montreal is a...

See Montreal guide
 
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Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 25 km (direction south-south-west), in the Nievre department

Morvan Regional Natural Park is a quiet region of unspoiled...

See Morvan Regional Park guide
Saulieu

Saulieu

at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

Saulieu is quite a small town, visited because of the Basilica Saint-Andoche...

See Saulieu guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 32 km (direction west), in the Yonne department

Avallon is a very pleasant town to explore with...

See Avallon guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 34 km (direction north-north-west), in the Yonne department

The 15th century castle at Ancy-le-Franc was one of...

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yonne department

The half-timbered houses and riverside setting make Noyers-sur-Serein one of our...

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south-east)

The village of Chateauneuf-sur-Auxois, one of the 'most beautiful villages...

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 44 km (direction north-north-west), in the Yonne department

The frescoes and interior decoration are among the highlights of a...

See Chateau de Tanlay guide
Vezelay

Vezelay

Heritage Site at 44 km (direction west), in the Yonne department

Even if it didn't have one of the most famous...

See Vezelay guide
Chatillon-sur-Seine

Chatillon-sur-Seine

at 46 km (direction north-north-east)

As well as the medieval centre of Chatillon-sur-Seine you can...

See Chatillon-sur-Seine guide
Tonnerre

Tonnerre

at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Yonne department

There are two impressive sites to see in Tonnerre: the medieval...

See Tonnerre guide

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Map of places to visit near Semur-en-Auxois

 
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Markets in and near Semur-en-Auxois

  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (15km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (25km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (31km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (34km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (38km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Seine: market Saturday (45km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (48km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (48km)
  • Bligny-sur-Ouche: market Wednesday (50km)

More information about Semur-en-Auxois, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Semur-en-Auxois, France

What to do at Semur-en-Auxois? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Semur-en-Auxois.

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (13km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (16km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (15km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Potager du château de Lantilly (7km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (10km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (17km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (28km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (34km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (42km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (14km)
 
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Geography and distances

Semur-en-Auxois is in the eastern-center of France at 57 kilometres from Dijon, the department capital (general information: Semur-en-Auxois is 211 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Semur-en-Auxois

Canton: Semur-en-Auxois

Arrondissement: Montbard

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 21140

Distance to Semur-en-Auxois

from Dijon (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 211 km

from Calais: 424 km

from Nice: 479 km

from Bordeaux: 479 km

from Strasbourg: 282 km

Getting here

Most visitors drive from one of the channel ports such as Calais or Dunkirk, a drive of about 6 hours, or fly into one of the Paris airports and hire a car. For driving distances to Semur-en-Auxois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Courcelles-les-Semur, Genay, Juilly, Lantilly, Massingy-les-Semur, Millery, Pont-et-Massene, Saint-Euphrone, Vic-de-Chassenay and Villars-et-Villenotte.

This page in French: Visiter Semur-en-Auxois

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