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Planchez tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saulieu at 23 km from Planchez

Visit Planchez: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saulieu at 23 km and Morvan Regional Park at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Planchez, 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 Planchez in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 23 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

Saulieu is quite a small town, visited because of the Basilica Saint-Andoche...

See Saulieu guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Morvan Regional Park guide


at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Corbigny guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Autun guide


at 40 km (direction north-north-west), in the Yonne department

Avallon is a very pleasant town to explore with some very imposing...

See Avallon guide


Heritage Site at 42 km (direction north-west), in the Yonne department

Even if it didn't have one of the most famous abbeys in...

See Vezelay guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 42 km (direction north-west), in the Yonne department

The basilica in Vézelay is a monumental example of roman style architecture,...

See Vézelay basilica guide


at 45 km (direction north-west), in the Yonne department

Behind its fortified entrance, the small village of Montreal is a very...

See Montreal guide


at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

One of the prettiest of the Burgundy villages, Semur-en-Auxois has a very...

See Semur-en-Auxois guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction east), in the Cote d'Or department

The village of Chateauneuf-sur-Auxois, one of the 'most beautiful villages in France',...

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide


at 52 km (direction west-north-west)

The Collegiale Saint-Martin is the principal monument here in the historic centre...

See Clamecy guide


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

The village of Flavigny retains an ancient centre surrounded by fortified walls,...

See Flavigny guide

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

Map of places to visit near Planchez


Markets in and near Planchez

  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (9km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (23km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (29km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (29km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (40km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (41km)
  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (49km)
  • La Machine: market Saturday (50km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (52km)
  • Decize: market Friday (54km)

Hotels near Planchez

More information about Planchez, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Planchez, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (24km)
  • Alesia (57km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (23km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (30km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Chaux (14km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (19km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (26km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (29km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (24km)
  • Siège d'Alésia (58km)

Geography and distances

Planchez is in the eastern-center of France at 67 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Planchez is 228 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Planchez

Canton: Montsauche-les-Settons

Arrondissement: Château-Chinon(Ville)

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58230

Distance to Planchez

from Nevers (prefecture): 67 km

from Paris: 228 km

from Calais: 452 km

from Nice: 458 km

from Bordeaux: 437 km

from Strasbourg: 322 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 Planchez from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Corancy, Lavault-de-Fretoy and Ouroux-en-Morvan.

This page in French: Visiter Planchez

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