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Semur-en-Brionnais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Semur-en-Brionnais in Saone-et-Loire

Visit Semur-en-Brionnais: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: As well as the pretty village itself, you can also visit the Chateau de Saint-Hugues and Collegiale Saint-Hilaire in Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Important note

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

Tourist classifications for Semur-en-Brionnais include "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include Paray-le-Monial basilica at 21 km and Paray-le-Monial at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Semur-en-Brionnais, 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-Brionnais in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 7 km (direction north-north-west)

Much the most visited site in this pretty village is the...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in the romanesque style...

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the pretty...

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 35 km (direction west), in the Allier department

The renaissance style Chateau de la Palice, its internal decorations...

See Lapalisse guide
 
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Cluny

Cluny

at 48 km (direction east-north-east)

As well as one of the most visited abbeys in...

See Cluny guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 49 km (direction east)

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great rock-cliff...

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of...

See Oingt guide
Theize

Theize

at 54 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour when exploring...

See Theize guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important...

See Chateldon guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 55 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the pretty villages to...

See Bagnols guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 55 km (direction east-north-east)

The beautifully decorated and furnished Cormatin Chateau, from the...

See Cormatin guide
Anse

Anse

at 61 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains that...

See Anse guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 62 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has a facscinating...

See Thiers guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 64 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

Eveux, in the Rhone, is visited for the La Tourette Monastery...

See Eveux guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Saone-et-Loire

Map of places to visit near Semur-en-Brionnais

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Markets in and near Semur-en-Brionnais

  • Marcigny: market Monday (4km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (20km)
  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (21km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (24km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (25km)
  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Semur-en-Brionnais, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (0km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (6km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (10km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (12km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (16km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (18km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (29km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (42km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (46km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (10km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (10km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (18km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (21km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (33km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (23km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Semur-en-Brionnais is in the eastern-center of France at 57 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Semur-en-Brionnais is 316 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Semur-en-Brionnais

Canton: Semur-en-Brionnais

Arrondissement: Charolles

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71110

Distance to Semur-en-Brionnais

from Macon (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 316 km

from Calais: 546 km

from Nice: 379 km

from Bordeaux: 396 km

from Strasbourg: 377 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into one of the Paris airports and hire a car or drive from a channel ferry port - allow about 6 - 7 hours. For driving distances to Semur-en-Brionnais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baugy, Briant, Chambilly, Mailly, Marcigny, Melay, Saint-Bonnet-de-Cray, Saint-Julien-de-Civry, Saint-Martin-du-Lac, Sainte-Foy and Sarry.

This page in French: Visiter Semur-en-Brionnais

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