Dornecy tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Clamecy at 6 km from Dornecy

Visit Dornecy: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Dornecy in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Clamecy at 6 km and Vezelay at 12 km.

Dornecy, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Clamecy

Clamecy

at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Clamecy guide
Vezelay

Vezelay

Heritage Site at 12 km (direction east-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 13 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Vézelay basilica guide
Corbigny

Corbigny

at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Corbigny guide
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Avallon

Avallon

at 25 km (direction east), in the Yonne department

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

See Avallon guide
Montreal

Montreal

at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Montreal guide
Guedelon

Guedelon

at 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Guedelon guide
Auxerre

Auxerre

at 41 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
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction east-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
Chablis

Chablis

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

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

See Chablis guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 51 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Morvan Regional Park guide
Saulieu

Saulieu

at 51 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Saulieu guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 52 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
Tonnerre

Tonnerre

at 55 km (direction north-east), in the Yonne department

There are two impressive sites to see in Tonnerre: the medieval hospital...

See Tonnerre guide

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Markets in and near Dornecy

  • Clamecy: market Saturday (6km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (21km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (25km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (28km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (40km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (40km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (41km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (45km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (45km)

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Tourist attractions near Dornecy, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (25km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (43km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (45km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (54km)
 
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Geography and distances

Dornecy is in the eastern-center of France at 59 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Dornecy is 183 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Dornecy

Canton: Clamecy

Arrondissement: Clamecy

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58530

Distance to Dornecy

from Nevers (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 183 km

from Calais: 411 km

from Nice: 504 km

from Bordeaux: 432 km

from Strasbourg: 335 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 Dornecy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Armes, Asnieres-sous-Bois, Asnois, Breves, Chamoux, Chevroches, Clamecy, La Maison-Dieu, Metz-le-Comte and Villiers-sur-Yonne.

This page in French: Visiter Dornecy

 
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