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Empury tourism and travel guide

Photo of Empury in Nievre

Photo is of Vezelay at 14 km from Empury

Visit Empury: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vezelay at 14 km and Vézelay basilica at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Empury, 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 Empury in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Vezelay

Vezelay

Heritage Site at 14 km (direction north-north-west), 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 14 km (direction north-north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Vézelay basilica guide
Corbigny

Corbigny

at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Corbigny guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 17 km (direction north-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Avallon guide
 
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Clamecy

Clamecy

at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Clamecy guide
Montreal

Montreal

at 27 km (direction 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 32 km (direction east)

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

See Morvan Regional Park guide
Saulieu

Saulieu

at 32 km (direction east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Saulieu guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction north-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Semur-en-Auxois

Semur-en-Auxois

at 42 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Semur-en-Auxois guide
Montbard

Montbard

at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Montbard guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

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

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide
Auxerre

Auxerre

at 53 km (direction north-north-west), in the Yonne department

With its cathedral and churches, and extensive historic centre with...

See Auxerre guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Yonne department

The 15th century castle at Ancy-le-Franc was one of the...

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide

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

Map of places to visit near Empury

 
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Markets in and near Empury

  • Corbigny: market Friday (15km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (17km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (22km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (26km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (32km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (35km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (50km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (57km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (58km)

Hotels near Empury

More information about Empury, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Empury, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (13km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (29km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (32km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Saint-Léger (26km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (32km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (35km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (40km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (41km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (47km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

 
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Geography and distances

Empury is in the eastern-center of France at 64 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Empury is 200 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Empury

Canton: Lormes

Arrondissement: Clamecy

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58140

Distance to Empury

from Nevers (prefecture): 64 km

from Paris: 200 km

from Calais: 425 km

from Nice: 486 km

from Bordeaux: 439 km

from Strasbourg: 323 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 Empury from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bazoches, Chastellux-sur-Cure, Domecy-sur-Cure, Magny-Lormes, Neuffontaines, Pouques-Lormes, Saint-Andre-en-Morvan, Saint-Aubin-Des-Chaumes and Saint-Martin-du-Puy.

This page in French: Visiter Empury

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