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Alligny-en-Morvan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Alligny-en-Morvan in Nievre

Photo is of Saulieu at 10 km from Alligny-en-Morvan

Visit Alligny-en-Morvan: highlights and tourist information

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Alligny-en-Morvan is situated in the Nievre department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saulieu at 10 km and Morvan Regional Park at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Alligny-en-Morvan, 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 Alligny-en-Morvan in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 10 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

Saulieu is quite a small town, visited because of...

See Saulieu guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 10 km (direction north-north-east)

Morvan Regional Natural Park is a quiet region of unspoiled countryside...

See Morvan Regional Park guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring Autun with its old town, cathedral and roman...

See Autun guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

One of the prettiest of the Burgundy villages, Semur-en-Auxois has...

See Semur-en-Auxois guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east), in the Cote d'Or department

The village of Chateauneuf-sur-Auxois, one of the 'most beautiful villages in France',...

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide


at 38 km (direction west)

Corbigny, on the edge of the Morvan Regional Parc, includes an abbey...

See Corbigny guide


at 38 km (direction north-west), in the Yonne department

Avallon is a very pleasant town to explore with some very...

See Avallon guide


at 40 km (direction north-north-west), in the Yonne department

Behind its fortified entrance, the small village of Montreal is...

See Montreal guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 44 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yonne department

The basilica in Vézelay is a monumental example of roman...

See Vézelay basilica guide


Heritage Site at 44 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yonne department

Even if it didn't have one of the most...

See Vezelay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

The village of Flavigny retains an ancient centre surrounded by...

See Flavigny guide


at 49 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

A typical regional town, we suggest you take a stroll...

See Montbard guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 49 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

The complex of buildings at the Abbey de Fontenay, and...

See Fontenay Abbey guide


at 57 km (direction west-north-west)

The Collegiale Saint-Martin is the principal monument here in the historic...

See Clamecy guide

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Map of places to visit near Alligny-en-Morvan


Markets in and near Alligny-en-Morvan

  • Saulieu: market Saturday (10km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (11km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (28km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (34km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (38km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (38km)
  • Bligny-sur-Ouche: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (44km)
  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (48km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (54km)

More information about Alligny-en-Morvan, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Alligny-en-Morvan, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (32km)
  • Alesia (45km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (48km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (10km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Chaux (1km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (9km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (31km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (40km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (41km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (42km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (42km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (42km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (32km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (43km)
  • Siège d'Alésia (45km)

Geography and distances

Alligny-en-Morvan is in the eastern-center of France at 80 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Alligny-en-Morvan is 229 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Alligny-en-Morvan

Canton: Montsauche-les-Settons

Arrondissement: Château-Chinon(Ville)

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58230

Distance to Alligny-en-Morvan

from Nevers (prefecture): 80 km

from Paris: 229 km

from Calais: 450 km

from Nice: 457 km

from Bordeaux: 451 km

from Strasbourg: 308 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into one of the Paris airports and hire a car or drive from a channel ferry port, operhaps Calais or Dunkirk at about 5 - 6 hours. For driving distances to Alligny-en-Morvan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blanot, Moux-en-Morvan and Saint-Martin-de-la-Mer.

This page in French: Visiter Alligny-en-Morvan

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