Lys tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Corbigny at 12 km from Lys

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Lys 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 Lys in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Corbigny at 12 km and Clamecy at 14 km.

Lys, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Corbigny

Corbigny

at 12 km (direction south-east)

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

See Corbigny guide
Clamecy

Clamecy

at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Clamecy guide
Vezelay

Vezelay

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

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

See Vézelay basilica guide
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Avallon

Avallon

at 28 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Avallon guide
Montreal

Montreal

at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Montreal guide
Guedelon

Guedelon

at 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Guedelon guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 48 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Charite-sur-Loire 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...

See Morvan Regional Park 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
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction 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
Nevers

Nevers

at 52 km (direction south-west)

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

See Nevers guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 63 km (direction north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide
Apremont-sur-Allier

Apremont-sur-Allier

Most Beautiful Village at 63 km (direction south-west), in the Cher department

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

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide

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Markets in and near Lys

  • Corbigny: market Friday (12km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (14km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (28km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (35km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (36km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (43km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (49km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (51km)
  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (52km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (54km)

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Tourist attractions near Lys, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (17km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (17km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (33km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (41km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (42km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (47km)
  • Forgeneuve (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (48km)
 
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Geography and distances

Lys is in the eastern-center of France at 52 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Lys is 192 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lys

Canton: Tannay

Arrondissement: Clamecy

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58190

Distance to Lys

from Nevers (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 192 km

from Calais: 420 km

from Nice: 496 km

from Bordeaux: 426 km

from Strasbourg: 338 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 Lys from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amazy, Asnan, Asnois, Challement, Dirol, Flez-Cuzy, Grenois, Metz-le-Comte, Monceaux-le-Comte, Saint-Didier, Talon, Tannay, Teigny and Vignol.

This page in French: Visiter Lys

 
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