Brassy tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Corbigny at 19 km from Brassy

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Brassy 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 Brassy in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Corbigny at 19 km and Saulieu at 22 km.

Brassy, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Corbigny guide


at 22 km (direction east), in the Cote d'Or department

Saulieu is quite a small town, visited because of the Basilica Saint-Andoche...

See Saulieu guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 22 km (direction east)

Morvan Regional Natural Park is a quiet region of unspoiled countryside with small fields,...

See Morvan Regional Park guide


at 25 km (direction east), in the Yonne department

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

See Avallon guide


Heritage Site at 27 km (direction north-west), 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 27 km (direction north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Vézelay basilica guide


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

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

See Montreal guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Clamecy guide


at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

One of the prettiest of the Burgundy villages, Semur-en-Auxois has a very lively and...

See Semur-en-Auxois guide


at 44 km (direction south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring Autun with its old town, cathedral and roman ruins you can visit...

See Autun guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction south-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide


at 50 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

A typical regional town, we suggest you take a stroll around the Parc Buffon...

See Montbard guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide


Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

The village of Flavigny retains an ancient centre surrounded by fortified walls, and a...

See Flavigny guide

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Markets in and near Brassy

  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (9km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (19km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (22km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (25km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (38km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (44km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (47km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (50km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (50km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (53km)

More information about Brassy, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Brassy, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (38km)
  • Alesia (52km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (55km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (14km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (22km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Saint-Léger (16km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (19km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (32km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (34km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (41km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (46km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (49km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (38km)
  • Siège d'Alésia (52km)

Geography and distances

Brassy is in the eastern-center of France at 66 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Brassy is 213 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brassy

Canton: Lormes

Arrondissement: Clamecy

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58140

Distance to Brassy

from Nevers (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 213 km

from Calais: 437 km

from Nice: 473 km

from Bordeaux: 440 km

from Strasbourg: 320 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 Brassy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dun-les-Places and Gacogne.

This page in French: Visiter Brassy