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Breves tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Clamecy at 8 km from Breves

Visit Breves: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Clamecy at 8 km and Vezelay at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Breves, 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 Breves in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Clamecy

Clamecy

at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Clamecy guide
Vezelay

Vezelay

Heritage Site at 12 km (direction east-north-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 12 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Vézelay basilica guide
Corbigny

Corbigny

at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Corbigny guide
 
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Avallon

Avallon

at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Avallon guide
Montreal

Montreal

at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Montreal guide
Guedelon

Guedelon

at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Guedelon guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction 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
Auxerre

Auxerre

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

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

See Auxerre guide
Chablis

Chablis

at 46 km (direction north-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Chablis guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 49 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Morvan Regional Park guide
Saulieu

Saulieu

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

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

See Saulieu guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 52 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
Tonnerre

Tonnerre

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

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

See Tonnerre guide

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

Map of places to visit near Breves

 
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Markets in and near Breves

  • Clamecy: market Saturday (8km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (19km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (24km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (29km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (38km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (39km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (42km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (42km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (47km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (47km)

Hotels near Breves

More information about Breves, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Breves, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (23km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (41km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (43km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (49km)

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

Breves is in the eastern-center of France at 58 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Breves is 185 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Breves

Canton: Clamecy

Arrondissement: Clamecy

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58530

Distance to Breves

from Nevers (prefecture): 58 km

from Paris: 185 km

from Calais: 413 km

from Nice: 502 km

from Bordeaux: 431 km

from Strasbourg: 334 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 Breves from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amazy, Armes, Asnois, Chamoux, Chevroches, Dornecy, Flez-Cuzy, La Maison-Dieu, Metz-le-Comte, Tannay, Teigny and Villiers-sur-Yonne.

This page in French: Visiter Breves

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