Fourchambault tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fourchambault: highlights and tourist information

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Fourchambault is situated in the Nievre department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 6 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Fourchambault is 212 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Nevers at 6 km and Apremont-sur-Allier at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fourchambault, 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 Fourchambault 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 Fourchambault

Markets in and near Fourchambault

Market days in Fourchambault: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (0km)
  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (6km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Baugy: market Friday (28km)
  • La Machine: market Saturday (32km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (33km)
  • Decize: market Friday (35km)
  • Saint-Satur: market Thursday (40km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (42km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (46km)

More information about Fourchambault, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Fourchambault, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (34km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (39km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Forgeneuve (8km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (12km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (37km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (7km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (54km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fourchambault

Canton: Pougues-les-Eaux

Arrondissement: Nevers

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58600

Distance to Fourchambault

from Nevers (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 212 km

from Calais: 447 km

from Nice: 492 km

from Bordeaux: 372 km

from Strasbourg: 390 km

Getting here

Fourchambault 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 Fourchambault from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cours-les-Barres, Garchizy, Marzy, Nevers and Varennes-Vauzelles.

This page in French: Visiter Fourchambault