Magny-Cours tourism and travel guide

Photo of Magny-Cours in Nievre

Photo is of Apremont-sur-Allier at 6 km from Magny-Cours

Visit Magny-Cours: highlights and tourist information

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Magny-Cours 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 Magny-Cours in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Apremont-sur-Allier at 6 km and Nevers at 13 km.

Magny-Cours, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cher department

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

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide


at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Nevers guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 34 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-east), in the Allier department

In the historic centre of Moulins it is the cathedral that is...

See Moulins guide


at 39 km (direction south), in the Allier department

The Priory Church of Saint-Peter and Saint-Paul with the tombes of the...

See Souvigny guide


at 53 km (direction south-west), in the Allier department

The ruined castle and the historic centre along the banks of the...

See Herisson guide


at 55 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cher department

The pretty village of Sancerre is best known for the famous wines...

See Sancerre guide


at 58 km (direction north-east)

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

See Corbigny guide

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Map of places to visit near Magny-Cours


Markets in and near Magny-Cours

  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (12km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (16km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (23km)
  • La Machine: market Saturday (24km)
  • Decize: market Friday (24km)
  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (34km)
  • Moulins: market Tuesday & Friday (38km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (38km)
  • Baugy: market Friday (39km)

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Tourist attractions near Magny-Cours, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (40km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (44km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral d'Apremont (9km)
  • Forgeneuve (14km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (22km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (43km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (42km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (22km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (55km)

Geography and distances

Magny-Cours is in the eastern-center of France at 12 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Magny-Cours is 228 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Magny-Cours

Canton: Imphy

Arrondissement: Nevers

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58470

Distance to Magny-Cours

from Nevers (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 228 km

from Calais: 462 km

from Nice: 478 km

from Bordeaux: 367 km

from Strasbourg: 392 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 Magny-Cours from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chevenon, Mars-sur-Allier, Saincaize-Meauce and Saint-Parize-le-Chatel.

This page in French: Visiter Magny-Cours