Collégiale Notre-Dame de Semur-en-Auxois, Semur-en-Auxois

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Amazing gargoyles adorn the façade of the Collégiale Notre-Dame de Semur-en-Auxois, built in flamboyant Gothic style dating back to the 11th century and rebuilt in the 13th and 14th centuries. Restored in the 19th century by Viollet-le-Duc, the north tympanum depicts the legend of St. Thomas. Above that, you will discover the stone agricultural calendar representing the 12 months of the year. A visit to Collégiale Notre-Dame de Semur-en-Auxois represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Semur-en-Auxois trip generator to plot your vacation.
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Collégiale Notre-Dame de Semur-en-Auxois Reviews
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  • August 14, 2017
    We were drawn in by the sound of organ music, and sat listening for a long while. The church, like many churches in France, is in serious need of renovation both inside and outside, but there are some...  more »
  • August 4, 2017
    Beautiful Collegiate Church, too bad parking in front. Semur is a medieval city: we did a walk of the lower town and upper town, through different doors, round, collegial, wash House, and of course the 141 steps up from the bottom of the city upward (is easily done). It was nice.
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  • July 15, 2017
    WOW!!! Stunning fairytale city set in the heart of France.. totally unexpected & unreal.. truly inspiring & authentic. Amazing experience to walk/drive around its fabulously ancient cobblestoned stree...  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    A magical and mystical place. He suffered during the revolution as shown in its Portal log by the revolutionaries who pretendaient slate of the past. But he survived and this College is sumptuous.
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