Mars-sur-Allier tourism and travel guide

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Visit Mars-sur-Allier: highlights and tourist information

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Mars-sur-Allier is situated in the Nievre department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 16 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Mars-sur-Allier is 229 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Apremont-sur-Allier at 5 km and Nevers at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

 
 

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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)

More information about Mars-sur-Allier, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Mars-sur-Allier, France

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

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

Mars-sur-Allier 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 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