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Mesves-sur-Loire tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mesves-sur-Loire in Nievre

Photo is of La Charite-sur-Loire at 7 km from Mesves-sur-Loire

Visit Mesves-sur-Loire: highlights and tourist information

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Mesves-sur-Loire is situated in the Nievre department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Charite-sur-Loire at 7 km and Sancerre at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mesves-sur-Loire, 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 Mesves-sur-Loire in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 7 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide


at 15 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cher department

The pretty village of Sancerre is best known for...

See Sancerre guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments...

See Nevers guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south-south-east), in the Cher department

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

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide


at 40 km (direction north-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Guedelon guide


at 46 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Clamecy guide


at 48 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loiret department

With the Loire River and the Canal de Briare crossing...

See Briare guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

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

The cathedral in Bourges is a 13th century building with remarkable stonework...

See Bourges Cathedral guide


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

Although Bourges is known for its stunning cathedral, it...

See Bourges guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 49 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cher department

The Palais Jacques-Coeur is a charming medieval palace with...

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cher department

It is the multi-turreted castle and the Scottish connection that explain...

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide


at 56 km (direction north-west), in the Loiret department

To the east of the main Loire Valley, the view...

See Gien guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mesves-sur-Loire


Markets in and near Mesves-sur-Loire

  • Saint-Satur: market Thursday (15km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (20km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (26km)
  • Baugy: market Friday (27km)
  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (30km)
  • Vailly-sur-Sauldre: market Friday (35km)
  • Henrichemont: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Loire: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Loire: market Thursday (43km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (44km)

More information about Mesves-sur-Loire, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Mesves-sur-Loire, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (16km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (49km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Forgeneuve (30km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (37km)

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 (20km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Mesves-sur-Loire is in the eastern-center of France at 30 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Mesves-sur-Loire is 186 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mesves-sur-Loire

Canton: Pouilly-sur-Loire

Arrondissement: Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58400

Distance to Mesves-sur-Loire

from Nevers (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 186 km

from Calais: 421 km

from Nice: 515 km

from Bordeaux: 384 km

from Strasbourg: 384 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 Mesves-sur-Loire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bulcy, Couargues, Garchy, Herry, Narcy, Pouilly-sur-Loire and Varennes-les-Narcy.

This page in French: Visiter Mesves-sur-Loire

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