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Dun-les-Places tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Morvan Regional Park at 17 km from Dun-les-Places

Visit Dun-les-Places: highlights and tourist information

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Dun-les-Places is situated in the Nievre department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Morvan Regional Park at 17 km and Saulieu at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Dun-les-Places, 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 Dun-les-Places in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Morvan Regional Park guide


at 17 km (direction east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Saulieu guide


at 24 km (direction north-north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Avallon guide


at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Corbigny guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 28 km (direction north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Vézelay basilica guide


Heritage Site at 28 km (direction north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Vezelay guide


at 29 km (direction north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Montreal guide


at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

One of the prettiest of the Burgundy villages, Semur-en-Auxois has...

See Semur-en-Auxois guide


at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Clamecy guide


at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Autun guide


at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

A typical regional town, we suggest you take a stroll around the...

See Montbard guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

The complex of buildings at the Abbey de Fontenay,...

See Fontenay Abbey guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

The village of Flavigny retains an ancient centre surrounded...

See Flavigny guide

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

Map of places to visit near Dun-les-Places


Markets in and near Dun-les-Places

  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (8km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (17km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (24km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (25km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (41km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (43km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (45km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (46km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (47km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (50km)

More information about Dun-les-Places, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Dun-les-Places, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (40km)
  • Alesia (46km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (50km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (19km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (39km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Saint-Léger (11km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (16km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (37km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (38km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (40km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (47km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (40km)
  • Siège d'Alésia (47km)

Geography and distances

Dun-les-Places is in the eastern-center of France at 72 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Dun-les-Places is 214 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Dun-les-Places

Canton: Lormes

Arrondissement: Clamecy

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58230

Distance to Dun-les-Places

from Nevers (prefecture): 72 km

from Paris: 214 km

from Calais: 437 km

from Nice: 472 km

from Bordeaux: 446 km

from Strasbourg: 314 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 Dun-les-Places from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brassy and Gouloux.

This page in French: Visiter Dun-les-Places

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