Gien-sur-Cure tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gien-sur-Cure: highlights and tourist information

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Gien-sur-Cure is situated in the Nievre department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 73 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Gien-sur-Cure is 231 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saulieu at 19 km and Morvan Regional Park at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gien-sur-Cure, 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 Gien-sur-Cure 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 Gien-sur-Cure

Markets in and near Gien-sur-Cure

  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (10km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (19km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (25km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (34km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (35km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (42km)
  • Bligny-sur-Ouche: market Wednesday (44km)
  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (45km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (52km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (52km)

More information about Gien-sur-Cure, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Gien-sur-Cure, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (24km)
  • Alesia (53km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (19km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Chaux (9km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (16km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (32km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (32km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (24km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (45km)
  • Siège d'Alésia (54km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gien-sur-Cure

Canton: Montsauche-les-Settons

Arrondissement: Château-Chinon(Ville)

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58230

Distance to Gien-sur-Cure

from Nevers (prefecture): 73 km

from Paris: 231 km

from Calais: 454 km

from Nice: 455 km

from Bordeaux: 442 km

from Strasbourg: 316 km

Getting here

Gien-sur-Cure 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 Gien-sur-Cure from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cussy-en-Morvan, Menessaire and Moux-en-Morvan.

This page in French: Visiter Gien-sur-Cure