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Dirol tourism and travel guide

Photo of Dirol in Nievre

Photo is of Corbigny at 7 km from Dirol

Visit Dirol: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Corbigny at 7 km and Vezelay at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Dirol, 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 Dirol in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Corbigny

Corbigny

at 7 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Corbigny guide
Vezelay

Vezelay

Heritage Site at 18 km (direction north-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Vezelay guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 18 km (direction north-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Vézelay basilica guide
Clamecy

Clamecy

at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Clamecy guide
 
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Avallon

Avallon

at 27 km (direction north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Avallon guide
Montreal

Montreal

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

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

See Montreal guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Morvan Regional Park guide
Saulieu

Saulieu

at 44 km (direction east), in the Cote d'Or department

Saulieu is quite a small town, visited because of the Basilica Saint-Andoche...

See Saulieu guide
Guedelon

Guedelon

at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Guedelon guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 50 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide
Nevers

Nevers

at 52 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Nevers guide
Apremont-sur-Allier

Apremont-sur-Allier

Most Beautiful Village at 63 km (direction south-west), in the Cher department

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

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide
Autun

Autun

at 63 km (direction east-south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring Autun with its old town, cathedral and roman...

See Autun guide

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

Map of places to visit near Dirol

 
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Markets in and near Dirol

  • Corbigny: market Friday (7km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (19km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (28km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (30km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (39km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (44km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (48km)
  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (52km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (55km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (57km)

Hotels near Dirol

More information about Dirol, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Dirol, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (52km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (11km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (16km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (41km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (29km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (37km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (37km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (41km)
  • Forgeneuve (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (50km)
 
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Geography and distances

Dirol is in the eastern-center of France at 52 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Dirol is 197 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Dirol

Canton: Tannay

Arrondissement: Clamecy

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58190

Distance to Dirol

from Nevers (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 197 km

from Calais: 425 km

from Nice: 490 km

from Bordeaux: 427 km

from Strasbourg: 336 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 Dirol from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Challement, Flez-Cuzy, Germenay, Lys, Marigny-sur-Yonne, Moissy-Moulinot, Monceaux-le-Comte, Ruages, Saint-Didier, Saizy, Tannay and Vignol.

This page in French: Visiter Dirol

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