Balleray tourism and travel guide

Photo of Balleray in Nievre

Photo is of Nevers at 13 km from Balleray

Visit Balleray: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Balleray in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Nevers at 13 km and La Charite-sur-Loire at 23 km.

Balleray, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments and houses dating from the...

See Nevers guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction south-west), in the Cher department

The story of the renewal of Apremont-sur-Allier is fascinating, and leads us to the...

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide


at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Corbigny guide


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

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

See Sancerre guide


at 46 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Clamecy guide


Heritage Site at 56 km (direction north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Vezelay guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 56 km (direction north-east), in the Yonne department

The basilica in Vézelay is a monumental example of roman style architecture, with 12th...

See Vézelay basilica guide


at 66 km (direction north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Avallon guide

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Markets in and near Balleray

  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (13km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (16km)
  • La Machine: market Saturday (25km)
  • Decize: market Friday (31km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (36km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Baugy: market Friday (42km)
  • Saint-Satur: market Thursday (44km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (46km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (46km)

More information about Balleray, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Balleray, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Forgeneuve (10km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (26km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (29km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (36km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (14km)

Geography and distances

Balleray is in the eastern-center of France at 13 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Balleray is 210 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Balleray

Canton: Guérigny

Arrondissement: Nevers

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58130

Distance to Balleray

from Nevers (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 210 km

from Calais: 443 km

from Nice: 487 km

from Bordeaux: 388 km

from Strasbourg: 373 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 Balleray from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Montigny-Aux-Amognes, Nolay, Ourouer, Poiseux, Saint-Martin-d'Heuille, Saint-Sulpice and Urzy.

This page in French: Visiter Balleray