Germenay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Germenay in Nievre

Photo is of Corbigny at 7 km from Germenay

Visit Germenay: highlights and tourist information

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Germenay 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 Germenay in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Corbigny at 7 km and Clamecy at 20 km.

Germenay, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Corbigny

Corbigny

at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Corbigny guide
Clamecy

Clamecy

at 20 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Clamecy guide
Vezelay

Vezelay

Heritage Site at 23 km (direction north-east), in the Yonne department

Even if it didn't have one of the most famous abbeys in France, Vezelay...

See Vezelay guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 23 km (direction north-east), in the Yonne department

The basilica in Vézelay is a monumental example of roman style architecture, with 12th...

See Vézelay basilica guide
 
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Avallon

Avallon

at 33 km (direction north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Avallon guide
Montreal

Montreal

at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Montreal guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 45 km (direction west)

In La Charité-sur-Loire you can visit the abbey church and other monastery buildings...

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide
Nevers

Nevers

at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments and houses dating from the...

See Nevers guide
Guedelon

Guedelon

at 47 km (direction north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Guedelon guide
Saulieu

Saulieu

at 48 km (direction east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Saulieu guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 48 km (direction east)

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

See Morvan Regional Park guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

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

The half-timbered houses and riverside setting make Noyers-sur-Serein one of our favourite small towns...

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Apremont-sur-Allier

Apremont-sur-Allier

Most Beautiful Village at 58 km (direction south-west), in the Cher department

The story of the renewal of Apremont-sur-Allier is fascinating, and leads us to the...

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide

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Markets in and near Germenay

  • Corbigny: market Friday (7km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (20km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (33km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (34km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (43km)
  • La Machine: market Saturday (45km)
  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (46km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (47km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (49km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (56km)

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Tourist attractions near Germenay, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (52km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (13km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (26km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (34km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (42km)
  • Forgeneuve (44km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (45km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Germenay is in the eastern-center of France at 46 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Germenay is 198 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Germenay

Canton: Brinon-sur-Beuvron

Arrondissement: Clamecy

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58800

Distance to Germenay

from Nevers (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 198 km

from Calais: 427 km

from Nice: 490 km

from Bordeaux: 421 km

from Strasbourg: 342 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 Germenay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asnan, Beaulieu, Challement, Chaumot, Chitry-les-Mines, Dirol, Dompierre-sur-Hery, Grenois, Hery, Marigny-sur-Yonne, Michaugues, Monceaux-le-Comte, Moraches, Pazy and Talon.

This page in French: Visiter Germenay