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Clamecy tourism and travel guide

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Visit Clamecy: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The Collegiale Saint-Martin is the principal monument here in the historic centre of Clamecy

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Clamecy. For detailed visitor information see the Clamecy travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Clamecy include "secteur sauvegarde".

Popular places to visit nearby include Vézelay basilica at 17 km and Corbigny at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Clamecy, 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 Clamecy in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



Heritage Site at 17 km (direction east), in the Yonne department

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

See Vezelay guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 17 km (direction east), in the Yonne department

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

See Vézelay basilica guide


at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

See Corbigny guide


at 29 km (direction east), in the Yonne department

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

See Avallon guide


at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Guedelon guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Auxerre guide


at 40 km (direction east), in the Yonne department

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

See Montreal guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide


at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Chablis guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 49 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


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

The abbey at Pontigny is one of the best known and substantial...

See Pontigny guide


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
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 59 km (direction east-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
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 61 km (direction north-east), in the Yonne department

The frescoes and interior decoration are among the highlights of a visit...

See Chateau de Tanlay guide

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

Map of places to visit near Clamecy


Markets in and near Clamecy

Market days in Clamecy: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Clamecy: market Saturday (0km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (26km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (28km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (30km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (35km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (37km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (39km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (45km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (45km)

More information about Clamecy, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Clamecy, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (33km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (53km)

Geography and distances

Clamecy is in the eastern-center of France at 59 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Clamecy is 178 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Clamecy

Canton: Clamecy

Arrondissement: Clamecy

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58500

Distance to Clamecy

from Nevers (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 178 km

from Calais: 406 km

from Nice: 509 km

from Bordeaux: 430 km

from Strasbourg: 338 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 Clamecy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Armes, Breugnon, Chevroches, Dornecy, Licheres-sur-Yonne, Oisy, Pousseaux, Rix, Surgy and Villiers-sur-Yonne.

This page in French: Visiter Clamecy

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