Nevers tourism and travel guide

Photo of Nevers in Nievre

Visit Nevers: highlights and tourist information

Travel Guide  To Visit  Attractions 

France This Way comment: The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments and houses dating from the 12th century

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Nevers. For detailed visitor information see the Nevers travel guide.

Nevers is situated in the Nievre department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France - it is the prefecture (capital) of the Nievre department (general information: Nevers is 216 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Nevers include "town of art and history".

Popular places to visit nearby include La Charite-sur-Loire at 23 km and Sancerre at 45 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Nevers, 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 Nevers in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Nevers

Markets in and near Nevers

Market days in Nevers: weekly market: Saturday all day;

  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (0km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (6km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (26km)
  • La Machine: market Saturday (26km)
  • Decize: market Friday (29km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (34km)
  • Baugy: market Friday (34km)
  • Saint-Satur: market Thursday (45km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (47km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (49km)

More information about Nevers, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Nevers, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Nevers.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (34km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (44km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Forgeneuve (3km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (13km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (34km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (38km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (51km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (10km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Nevers

Canton: Nevers

Arrondissement: Nevers

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58000

Distance to Nevers

from Nevers (prefecture): 0 km

from Paris: 216 km

from Calais: 450 km

from Nice: 487 km

from Bordeaux: 375 km

from Strasbourg: 386 km

Getting here

Nevers 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 Nevers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Challuy, Coulanges-les-Nevers, Fourchambault, Garchizy, Gimouille, Marzy, Saint-Eloi and Sermoise-sur-Loire.

This page in French: Visiter Nevers