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Montaron tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montaron in Nievre

Photo is of Corbigny at 42 km from Montaron

Visit Montaron: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Corbigny at 42 km and Autun at 43 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montaron, 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 Montaron in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 42 km (direction )

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

See Corbigny guide


at 43 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring Autun with its old town, cathedral and roman...

See Autun guide


at 47 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Nevers guide


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

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

See Moulins guide


at 56 km (direction south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the...

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 56 km (direction south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in the romanesque...

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide


at 57 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Saulieu guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 57 km (direction north-east)

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

See Morvan Regional Park guide


at 57 km (direction west-south-west), in the Allier department

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

See Souvigny guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montaron


Markets in and near Montaron

  • La Machine: market Saturday (21km)
  • Decize: market Friday (23km)
  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (39km)
  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (41km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (41km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (42km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (42km)
  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (46km)
  • Yzeure: market Wednesday (46km)
  • Moulins: market Tuesday & Friday (48km)

More information about Montaron, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Montaron, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (22km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (39km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (41km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (42km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (47km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (57km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Limanton (12km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (20km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (44km)
  • Forgeneuve (45km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (48km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (52km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (22km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (43km)

Geography and distances

Montaron is in the eastern-center of France at 46 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Montaron is 243 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montaron

Canton: Moulins-Engilbert

Arrondissement: Château-Chinon(Ville)

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58250

Distance to Montaron

from Nevers (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 243 km

from Calais: 473 km

from Nice: 448 km

from Bordeaux: 405 km

from Strasbourg: 354 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 Montaron from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Isenay, Saint-Gratien-Savigny, Thaix and Vandenesse.

This page in French: Visiter Montaron

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