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Lormes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lormes in Nievre

Photo is of Corbigny at 11 km from Lormes

Visit Lormes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Corbigny at 11 km and Vezelay at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lormes, 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 Lormes in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Corbigny guide


Heritage Site at 20 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 20 km (direction north-north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Vézelay basilica guide


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

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

See Avallon guide


at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Clamecy guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Morvan Regional Park guide


at 31 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


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

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

See Montreal guide


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

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

See Semur-en-Auxois guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction north-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide


at 53 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 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Montbard guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 55 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide


at 59 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Guedelon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lormes


Markets in and near Lormes

  • Corbigny: market Friday (11km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (18km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (23km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (29km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (31km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (42km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (52km)
  • La Machine: market Saturday (52km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (54km)

Hotels near Lormes

More information about Lormes, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Lormes, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (44km)

Heritage sites

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (7km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (25km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (53km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Saint-Léger (25km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (29km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (29km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (34km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (45km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (51km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (44km)

Geography and distances

Lormes is in the eastern-center of France at 60 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Lormes is 205 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lormes

Canton: Lormes

Arrondissement: Clamecy

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58140

Distance to Lormes

from Nevers (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 205 km

from Calais: 431 km

from Nice: 481 km

from Bordeaux: 435 km

from Strasbourg: 326 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 Lormes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anthien, Cervon, Magny-Lormes, Pouques-Lormes and Saint-Martin-du-Puy.

This page in French: Visiter Lormes

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