Located in the heart of the Auxois Morvan in Burgundy, the medieval city of Semur-en-Auxois is set on a plateau of pink granite surrounded by the Armançon river. Thanks to its exceptional architectural heritage such as the Notre Dame collegiate church, or the tower of the Orle d’or, you will be seduced by the beauty and the timeless charm of this charming city.
Located in the center of the Burgundy region, Semur en Auxois is an excellent starting point towards the Burgundy wine route, either in the direction of Chablis (North-West of Burgundy) or in the South-West, where you will find the Villages of Nuits-Saint-Georges, Meursault, or the famous hospices of Beaune.
The region of Semur en Auxois is also well endowed in terms of gastronomy, and the numerous restaurants of the city will allow you discover the local specialties, such as creamed ham, snails à la bourguignonne, boeuf bourguignon, egg en meurette. Located near the village of Epoisses, you will taste this famous cream cheese.
You will also discover the historical heritage of the region, with its many abbeys, churches, castles, and the historical site of Alesia, famous for the defeat of the Gallic chief Vercingétorix against the Roman Cesar in 52 BC.