Metz-le-Comte tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vezelay at 12 km from Metz-le-Comte

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Metz-le-Comte 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 Metz-le-Comte in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vezelay at 12 km and Vézelay basilica at 12 km.

Metz-le-Comte, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Vezelay

Vezelay

Heritage Site at 12 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 12 km (direction north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Vézelay basilica guide
Clamecy

Clamecy

at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Clamecy guide
Corbigny

Corbigny

at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Corbigny guide
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Avallon

Avallon

at 23 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 34 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
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 43 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
Auxerre

Auxerre

at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Yonne department

With its cathedral and churches, and extensive historic centre with half-timbered houses...

See Auxerre guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 46 km (direction east)

Morvan Regional Natural Park is a quiet region of unspoiled countryside with...

See Morvan Regional Park guide
Saulieu

Saulieu

at 46 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
Chablis

Chablis

at 49 km (direction north-north-east), in the Yonne department

Best known for the very famous wines of the same name, Chablis...

See Chablis guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 53 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
Nevers

Nevers

at 57 km (direction south-west)

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

See Nevers guide

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Markets in and near Metz-le-Comte

  • Clamecy: market Saturday (12km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (15km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (23km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (31km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (35km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (42km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (45km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (46km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (46km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (51km)

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Tourist attractions near Metz-le-Comte, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (19km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (40km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (38km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (40km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (45km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (46km)
  • Forgeneuve (55km)

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 (54km)
 
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Geography and distances

Metz-le-Comte is in the eastern-center of France at 57 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Metz-le-Comte is 189 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Metz-le-Comte

Canton: Tannay

Arrondissement: Clamecy

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58190

Distance to Metz-le-Comte

from Nevers (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 189 km

from Calais: 416 km

from Nice: 498 km

from Bordeaux: 432 km

from Strasbourg: 333 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 Metz-le-Comte from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amazy, Asnois, Breves, Dornecy, Flez-Cuzy, La Maison-Dieu, Lys, Nuars, Saint-Didier, Saizy, Tannay, Teigny, Vignol and Villiers-sur-Yonne.

This page in French: Visiter Metz-le-Comte

 
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