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Armes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Armes in Nievre

Photo is of Clamecy at 2 km from Armes

Visit Armes: highlights and tourist information

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Armes is situated in the Nievre department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Clamecy at 2 km and Vezelay at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Armes, 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 Armes in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Clamecy

Clamecy

at 2 km (direction west)

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

See Clamecy guide
Vezelay

Vezelay

Heritage Site at 15 km (direction east), in the Yonne department

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

See Vezelay guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 15 km (direction east), in the Yonne department

The basilica in Vézelay is a monumental example of roman style architecture,...

See Vézelay basilica guide
Corbigny

Corbigny

at 25 km (direction south-east)

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

See Corbigny guide
 
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Avallon

Avallon

at 28 km (direction east), in the Yonne department

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

See Avallon guide
Guedelon

Guedelon

at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yonne department

At the remarkable site of Guedelon an entire medieval castle is being...

See Guedelon guide
Auxerre

Auxerre

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

With its cathedral and churches, and extensive historic centre with half-timbered houses...

See Auxerre guide
Montreal

Montreal

at 38 km (direction east), in the Yonne department

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

See Montreal guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

The half-timbered houses and riverside setting make Noyers-sur-Serein one of our favourite...

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Chablis

Chablis

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

Best known for the very famous wines of the same name, Chablis...

See Chablis guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 50 km (direction west-south-west)

In La Charité-sur-Loire you can visit the abbey church and other monastery...

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide
Pontigny

Pontigny

at 51 km (direction north-north-east), in the Yonne department

The abbey at Pontigny is one of the best known and substantial...

See Pontigny guide
Tonnerre

Tonnerre

at 55 km (direction north-east), in the Yonne department

There are two impressive sites to see in Tonnerre: the medieval hospital...

See Tonnerre guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 58 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

The 15th century castle at Ancy-le-Franc was one of the very first...

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Nievre

Map of places to visit near Armes

 
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Markets in and near Armes

  • Clamecy: market Saturday (2km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (25km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (27km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (28km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (36km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (37km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (41km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (44km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (45km)

Hotels near Armes

More information about Armes, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Armes, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (34km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (54km)
 
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Geography and distances

Armes is in the eastern-center of France at 59 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Armes is 179 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Armes

Canton: Clamecy

Arrondissement: Clamecy

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58500

Distance to Armes

from Nevers (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 179 km

from Calais: 407 km

from Nice: 508 km

from Bordeaux: 431 km

from Strasbourg: 337 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 Armes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Breves, Chevroches, Clamecy, Dornecy, Licheres-sur-Yonne, Pousseaux, Rix, Surgy and Villiers-sur-Yonne.

This page in French: Visiter Armes

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