Mars-sur-Allier tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Apremont-sur-Allier at 5 km from Mars-sur-Allier

Visit Mars-sur-Allier: highlights and tourist information

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Mars-sur-Allier 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 Mars-sur-Allier in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Apremont-sur-Allier at 5 km and Nevers at 16 km.

Mars-sur-Allier, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction ), in the Cher department

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

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide


at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Nevers guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 36 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide


at 37 km (direction south-south-east), in the Allier department

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

See Souvigny guide


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

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

See Moulins guide


at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Allier department

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

See Herisson guide


at 64 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 Mars-sur-Allier


Markets in and near Mars-sur-Allier

  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (16km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (17km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (18km)
  • Decize: market Friday (29km)
  • La Machine: market Saturday (30km)
  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (30km)
  • Baugy: market Friday (36km)
  • Moulins: market Tuesday & Friday (38km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (39km)

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Tourist attractions near Mars-sur-Allier, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (36km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (39km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral d'Apremont (6km)
  • Forgeneuve (18km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (22km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (24km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (57km)

Geography and distances

Mars-sur-Allier is in the eastern-center of France at 16 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Mars-sur-Allier is 229 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mars-sur-Allier

Canton: Saint-Pierre-le-Moûtier

Arrondissement: Nevers

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58240

Distance to Mars-sur-Allier

from Nevers (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 229 km

from Calais: 464 km

from Nice: 480 km

from Bordeaux: 361 km

from Strasbourg: 398 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 Mars-sur-Allier from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Apremont-sur-Allier, Langeron, Magny-Cours, Mornay-sur-Allier, Neuvy-le-Barrois and Saincaize-Meauce.

This page in French: Visiter Mars-sur-Allier