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Donzy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Donzy in Nievre

Photo is of Sancerre at 22 km from Donzy

Visit Donzy: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Sancerre at 22 km and La Charite-sur-Loire at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Donzy, 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 Donzy in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 22 km (direction west), in the Cher department

The pretty village of Sancerre is best known for the famous...

See Sancerre guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide


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

At the remarkable site of Guedelon an entire medieval...

See Guedelon guide


at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Clamecy guide


at 41 km (direction north-west), in the Loiret department

With the Loire River and the Canal de Briare crossing in...

See Briare guide


at 42 km (direction south)

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

See Nevers guide


at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Corbigny guide


Heritage Site at 48 km (direction 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 48 km (direction east), in the Yonne department

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

See Vézelay basilica guide


at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loiret department

To the east of the main Loire Valley, the view...

See Gien guide


at 58 km (direction north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Auxerre guide

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

Map of places to visit near Donzy


Markets in and near Donzy

  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (16km)
  • Saint-Satur: market Thursday (21km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Loire: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (30km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (31km)
  • Vailly-sur-Sauldre: market Friday (37km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Loire: market Thursday (37km)
  • Bleneau: market Tuesday (39km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (40km)

More information about Donzy, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Donzy, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (1km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Forgeneuve (41km)
  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (53km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Donzy is in the eastern-center of France at 42 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Donzy is 175 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Donzy

Canton: Donzy

Arrondissement: Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58220

Distance to Donzy

from Nevers (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 175 km

from Calais: 408 km

from Nice: 520 km

from Bordeaux: 401 km

from Strasbourg: 370 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 Donzy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Perroy, Sainte-Colombe-Des-Bois and Suilly-la-Tour.

This page in French: Visiter Donzy

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