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Cossaye tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cossaye in Nievre

Photo is of Moulins at 23 km from Cossaye

Visit Cossaye: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Moulins at 23 km and Souvigny at 32 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cossaye, 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 Cossaye in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 23 km (direction south-west), in the Allier department

In the historic centre of Moulins it is the...

See Moulins guide


at 32 km (direction south-west), in the Allier department

The Priory Church of Saint-Peter and Saint-Paul with the tombes...

See Souvigny guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cher department

The story of the renewal of Apremont-sur-Allier is fascinating, and leads...

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide


at 37 km (direction north-west)

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments and...

See Nevers guide


at 51 km (direction south-south-west), in the Allier department

The quiet town of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule lacks major monuments but merits a...

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide


at 59 km (direction east-south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the pretty...

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 59 km (direction east-south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in the romanesque...

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 60 km (direction north-west)

In La Charité-sur-Loire you can visit the abbey church and...

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide


at 65 km (direction south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Much the most visited site in this pretty village...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cossaye


Markets in and near Cossaye

  • Decize: market Friday (9km)
  • La Machine: market Saturday (16km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Moulins: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (29km)
  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (37km)
  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (37km)
  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (40km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (42km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (42km)

More information about Cossaye, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Cossaye, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (46km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (39km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum de Balaine (19km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (33km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (37km)
  • Forgeneuve (37km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (46km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (29km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (29km)

Geography and distances

Cossaye is in the eastern-center of France at 37 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Cossaye is 249 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cossaye

Canton: Dornes

Arrondissement: Nevers

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58300

Distance to Cossaye

from Nevers (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 249 km

from Calais: 482 km

from Nice: 450 km

from Bordeaux: 380 km

from Strasbourg: 379 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 Cossaye from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lucenay-les-Aix and Toury-Lurcy.

This page in French: Visiter Cossaye

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