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Arquian tourism and travel guide

Photo of Arquian in Nievre

Photo is of Guedelon at 13 km from Arquian

Visit Arquian: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Guedelon at 13 km and Briare at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Arquian, 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 Arquian in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 13 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Guedelon guide


at 22 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loiret department

With the Loire River and the Canal de Briare crossing in the...

See Briare guide


at 26 km (direction south-west), in the Cher department

The pretty village of Sancerre is best known for the famous wines...

See Sancerre guide


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

To the east of the main Loire Valley, the view across the...

See Gien guide


at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Clamecy guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 40 km (direction south)

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

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide


at 42 km (direction west), in the Cher department

It is the multi-turreted castle and the Scottish connection that explain the...

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide


at 52 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Auxerre guide


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

In the centre of the the traditional local town of Joigny you...

See Joigny guide


at 65 km (direction north-west), in the Loiret department

Bellegarde is a small traditional town with an atractive moated castle in...

See Bellegarde guide

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

Map of places to visit near Arquian


Markets in and near Arquian

  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (12km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Loire: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (15km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Bleneau: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Loire: market Thursday (19km)
  • Briare: market Friday (24km)
  • Saint-Satur: market Thursday (25km)
  • Vailly-sur-Sauldre: market Friday (27km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (31km)

Hotels near Arquian

More information about Arquian, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Arquian, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (21km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (32km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (38km)
  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Arquian is in the eastern-center of France at 62 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Arquian is 154 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Arquian

Canton: Saint-Amand-en-Puisaye

Arrondissement: Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58310

Distance to Arquian

from Nevers (prefecture): 62 km

from Paris: 154 km

from Calais: 388 km

from Nice: 541 km

from Bordeaux: 407 km

from Strasbourg: 372 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 Arquian from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annay, Faverelles and Saint-Amand-en-Puisaye.

This page in French: Visiter Arquian

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