Dornes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Dornes: highlights and tourist information

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Dornes is situated in the Nievre department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 35 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Dornes is 250 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Moulins at 16 km and Souvigny at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Dornes, 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 Dornes in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Dornes

Markets in and near Dornes

  • Decize: market Friday (15km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Moulins: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • La Machine: market Saturday (22km)
  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (27km)
  • Noyant-d'Allier: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (32km)
  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (33km)
  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (35km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (36km)

More information about Dornes, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Dornes, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Dornes.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (28km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum de Balaine (8km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (32km)
  • Forgeneuve (35km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (43km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (45km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (45km)
  • Montmarault (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (31km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Dornes

Canton: Dornes

Arrondissement: Nevers

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58390

Distance to Dornes

from Nevers (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 250 km

from Calais: 484 km

from Nice: 454 km

from Bordeaux: 369 km

from Strasbourg: 390 km

Getting here

Dornes is in the eastern-center of France. 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 Dornes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aurouer, Saint-Ennemond, Saint-Parize-en-Viry and Toury-Lurcy.

This page in French: Visiter Dornes