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Semur-en-Brionnais coat of arms
Semur-en-Brionnais (France)
region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Charolles
Canton Chauffailles
Community association Canton de Semur-en-Brionnais
Coordinates 46 ° 16 '  N , 4 ° 5'  E Coordinates: 46 ° 16 '  N , 4 ° 5'  E
height 271-464 m
surface 15.56 km 2
Residents 623 (January 1, 2017)
Population density 40 inhabitants / km 2
Post Code 71110
INSEE code

Saint-Hilaire church

Semur-en-Brionnais is a French municipality with 623 inhabitants (at January 1, 2017) in the department of Saone-et-Loire in the region of Bourgogne Franche-Comté . It belongs to the Arrondissement of Charolles and the canton of Chauffailles . It is a member municipality of the Communauté de communes du Canton de Semur-en-Brionnais and classified as one of the Plus beaux villages de France ( Most Beautiful Villages in France ).


The place is part of the Brionnais area and is located on a small hill surrounded by orchards and pastures six kilometers east of the Loire about at the height of Marcigny . The city of Mâcon is located in the east at a distance of about 50 km (as the crow flies).

Castle ruins


  • The Romanesque church of Saint-Hilaire . It is one of the region's special gems.
  • The ruins of the donjon , in which St. Hugo Abbot of Cluny and builder of the basilica of Paray-le-Monial is said to have been born, is located in the center of the village.


Web links

Commons : Semur-en-Brionnais  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Semur-en-Brionnais on Les plus Beaux Villages de France (French)