Oulon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Oulon: highlights and tourist information

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Oulon is situated in the Nievre department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 29 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Oulon is 200 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Corbigny at 23 km and La Charite-sur-Loire at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Oulon, 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 Oulon 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 Oulon

Markets in and near Oulon

  • Corbigny: market Friday (22km)
  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (29km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (30km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (31km)
  • La Machine: market Saturday (35km)
  • Decize: market Friday (42km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (43km)
  • Saint-Satur: market Thursday (44km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (51km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (55km)

More information about Oulon, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Oulon, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (26km)
  • Forgeneuve (27km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (35km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (42km)

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 (26km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Oulon

Canton: Prémery

Arrondissement: Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58700

Distance to Oulon

from Nevers (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 200 km

from Calais: 432 km

from Nice: 492 km

from Bordeaux: 404 km

from Strasbourg: 359 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arthel, Arzembouy, Champlin, Giry, Lurcy-le-Bourg, Montenoison, Moussy and Premery.

This page in French: Visiter Oulon