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Chalaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chalaux in Nievre

Photo is of Avallon at 17 km from Chalaux

Visit Chalaux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Avallon at 17 km and Vézelay basilica at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chalaux, 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 Chalaux in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 17 km (direction ), in the Yonne department

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

See Avallon guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 19 km (direction north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Vézelay basilica guide


Heritage Site at 19 km (direction north-west), in the Yonne department

Even if it didn't have one of the most famous...

See Vezelay guide


at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Corbigny guide


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

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

See Montreal guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Morvan Regional Park guide


at 25 km (direction east), in the Cote d'Or department

Saulieu is quite a small town, visited because of the...

See Saulieu guide


at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Clamecy guide


at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

One of the prettiest of the Burgundy villages, Semur-en-Auxois...

See Semur-en-Auxois guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-north-east), in the Yonne department

The half-timbered houses and riverside setting make Noyers-sur-Serein one of...

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide


at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Montbard guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide


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

The village of Flavigny retains an ancient centre surrounded by fortified...

See Flavigny guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

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

The 15th century castle at Ancy-le-Franc was one of the very first...

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chalaux


Markets in and near Chalaux

  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (16km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (17km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (20km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (25km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (32km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (38km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (45km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (47km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (52km)

More information about Chalaux, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Chalaux, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (49km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (16km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (25km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (34km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (45km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Saint-Léger (19km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (25km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (36km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (41km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (42km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (49km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (49km)

Geography and distances

Chalaux is in the eastern-center of France at 69 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Chalaux is 205 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chalaux

Canton: Lormes

Arrondissement: Clamecy

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58140

Distance to Chalaux

from Nevers (prefecture): 69 km

from Paris: 205 km

from Calais: 428 km

from Nice: 481 km

from Bordeaux: 444 km

from Strasbourg: 317 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 Chalaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Marigny-l'Eglise, Saint-Andre-en-Morvan and Saint-Martin-du-Puy.

This page in French: Visiter Chalaux

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