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Montapas tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montapas in Nievre

Photo is of Corbigny at 21 km from Montapas

Visit Montapas: highlights and tourist information

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Montapas is situated in the Nievre department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Corbigny at 21 km and Nevers at 35 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montapas, 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 Montapas in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

Corbigny, on the edge of the Morvan Regional Parc,...

See Corbigny guide


at 35 km (direction west)

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

See Nevers guide


at 43 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Clamecy guide


Heritage Site at 44 km (direction north-north-east), in the Yonne department

Even if it didn't have one of the most famous...

See Vezelay guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 44 km (direction north-north-east), in the Yonne department

The basilica in Vézelay is a monumental example of...

See Vézelay basilica guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cher department

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

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 45 km (direction west)

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

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide


at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Yonne department

Avallon is a very pleasant town to explore with...

See Avallon guide


at 53 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

Saulieu is quite a small town, visited because of the Basilica...

See Saulieu guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 53 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Morvan Regional Park guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montapas


Markets in and near Montapas

  • Corbigny: market Friday (20km)
  • La Machine: market Saturday (24km)
  • Decize: market Friday (30km)
  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (35km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (35km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (40km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (42km)

More information about Montapas, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Montapas, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (37km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (21km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (5km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (15km)
  • Forgeneuve (32km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (46km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (46km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (47km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (38km)

Geography and distances

Montapas is in the eastern-center of France at 35 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Montapas is 218 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montapas

Canton: Saint-Saulge

Arrondissement: Nevers

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58110

Distance to Montapas

from Nevers (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 218 km

from Calais: 449 km

from Nice: 472 km

from Bordeaux: 408 km

from Strasbourg: 352 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 Montapas from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alluy, Chatillon-en-Bazois, Mont-et-Marre and Saint-Maurice.

This page in French: Visiter Montapas

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