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Decize tourism and travel guide

Photo of Decize in Nievre

Photo is of Nevers at 30 km from Decize

Visit Decize: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Nevers at 30 km and Apremont-sur-Allier at 30 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Decize, 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 Decize in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Nevers guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 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 31 km (direction south-south-west), in the Allier department

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

See Moulins guide


at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Allier department

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

See Souvigny guide


at 51 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Corbigny guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 51 km (direction north-west)

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

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Decize


Markets in and near Decize

Market days in Decize: weekly market: Friday;

  • Decize: market Friday (0km)
  • La Machine: market Saturday (7km)
  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (29km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Moulins: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (35km)
  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (38km)
  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (41km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (41km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (41km)

More information about Decize, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Decize, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (45km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (41km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum de Balaine (22km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (28km)
  • Forgeneuve (29km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (29km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (32km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (45km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (38km)

Geography and distances

Decize is in the eastern-center of France at 29 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Decize is 240 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Decize

Canton: Decize

Arrondissement: Nevers

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58300

Distance to Decize

from Nevers (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 240 km

from Calais: 473 km

from Nice: 458 km

from Bordeaux: 383 km

from Strasbourg: 376 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 Decize from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champvert, Saint-Germain-Chassenay, Saint-Leger-Des-Vignes and Sougy-sur-Loire.

This page in French: Visiter Decize

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