Onlay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Onlay: highlights and tourist information

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Onlay is situated in the Nievre department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 56 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Onlay is 240 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Autun at 31 km and Corbigny at 36 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Onlay, 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 Onlay 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 Onlay

Markets in and near Onlay

  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (29km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (30km)
  • La Machine: market Saturday (34km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (36km)
  • Decize: market Friday (37km)
  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (42km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (43km)
  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (44km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (48km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (50km)

More information about Onlay, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Onlay, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (11km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (32km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (41km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (43km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Limanton (12km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (21km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (34km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (40km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (11km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Onlay

Canton: Moulins-Engilbert

Arrondissement: Château-Chinon(Ville)

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58370

Distance to Onlay

from Nevers (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 240 km

from Calais: 467 km

from Nice: 448 km

from Bordeaux: 419 km

from Strasbourg: 340 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fachin, Preporche and Villapourcon.

This page in French: Visiter Onlay