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Pougny tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pougny in Nievre

Photo is of Sancerre at 14 km from Pougny

Visit Pougny: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Sancerre at 14 km and La Charite-sur-Loire at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pougny, 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 Pougny in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 14 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cher department

The pretty village of Sancerre is best known for...

See Sancerre guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 23 km (direction south)

In La Charité-sur-Loire you can visit the abbey church and...

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide


at 25 km (direction north-east), in the Yonne department

At the remarkable site of Guedelon an entire medieval...

See Guedelon guide


at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Loiret department

With the Loire River and the Canal de Briare crossing in...

See Briare guide


at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Clamecy guide


at 44 km (direction north-west), in the Loiret department

To the east of the main Loire Valley, the...

See Gien guide


at 44 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cher department

It is the multi-turreted castle and the Scottish connection that explain the...

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide


at 45 km (direction south-south-east)

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments...

See Nevers guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 57 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cher department

The cathedral in Bourges is a 13th century building with remarkable...

See Bourges Cathedral guide


at 57 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cher department

Although Bourges is known for its stunning cathedral, it also has...

See Bourges guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 57 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cher department

The Palais Jacques-Coeur is a charming medieval palace with impressive...

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 63 km (direction north-east), in the Yonne department

With its cathedral and churches, and extensive historic centre with...

See Auxerre guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pougny


Markets in and near Pougny

  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Saint-Satur: market Thursday (12km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Loire: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Vailly-sur-Sauldre: market Friday (28km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (29km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Loire: market Thursday (30km)
  • Bleneau: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Briare: market Friday (36km)
  • Henrichemont: market Wednesday (37km)

More information about Pougny, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Pougny, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (8km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Forgeneuve (44km)
  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (48km)

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 (35km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Pougny is in the eastern-center of France at 45 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Pougny is 171 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pougny

Canton: Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire-Sud

Arrondissement: Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58200

Distance to Pougny

from Nevers (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 171 km

from Calais: 405 km

from Nice: 527 km

from Bordeaux: 395 km

from Strasbourg: 377 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 Pougny from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Saint-Martin-sur-Nohain, Saint-Pere, Saint-Quentin-sur-Nohain and Suilly-la-Tour.

This page in French: Visiter Pougny

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