Semur-en-Auxois tourism and travel guide

Photo of Semur-en-Auxois in Cote d'Or

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

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.

Semur-en-Auxois is situated in the Cote d'Or department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 57 kilometres from Dijon, the department capital (general information: Semur-en-Auxois is 211 kilometres from Paris).

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.

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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!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Cote d'Or

Map of places to visit near Semur-en-Auxois

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

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)

Geography and distances

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

Semur-en-Auxois is in the eastern-center of France. 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