Ourouer tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ourouer in Nievre

Visit Ourouer: highlights and tourist information

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Ourouer is situated in the Nievre department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 13 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Ourouer is 212 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Nevers at 13 km and Apremont-sur-Allier at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ourouer, 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 Ourouer 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 Ourouer

Markets in and near Ourouer

  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (13km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (18km)
  • La Machine: market Saturday (22km)
  • Decize: market Friday (28km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (36km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Baugy: market Friday (44km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (46km)
  • Saint-Satur: market Thursday (47km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (48km)

More information about Ourouer, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Ourouer, France

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

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) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Forgeneuve (11km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (26km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (26km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (34km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (40km)

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 (16km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ourouer

Canton: Guérigny

Arrondissement: Nevers

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58130

Distance to Ourouer

from Nevers (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 212 km

from Calais: 446 km

from Nice: 485 km

from Bordeaux: 389 km

from Strasbourg: 372 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Balleray, Montigny-Aux-Amognes, Saint-Jean-Aux-Amognes and Saint-Sulpice.

This page in French: Visiter Ourouer