Breves tourism and travel guide

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Visit Breves: highlights and tourist information

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Breves is situated in the Nievre department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 58 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Breves is 185 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Breves

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)

More information about Breves, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Breves, France

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)

Geography and distances

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

Breves is in the eastern-center of France. 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