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Pouilly-sur-Loire tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pouilly-sur-Loire in Nievre

Photo is of Sancerre at 11 km from Pouilly-sur-Loire

Visit Pouilly-sur-Loire: highlights and tourist information

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Pouilly-sur-Loire is situated in the Nievre department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sancerre at 11 km and La Charite-sur-Loire at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pouilly-sur-Loire, 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 Pouilly-sur-Loire in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 11 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cher department

The pretty village of Sancerre is best known for the famous wines...

See Sancerre guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 12 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Nevers guide


at 36 km (direction north-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Guedelon guide


at 43 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loiret department

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

See Briare guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction south-south-east), in the Cher department

The story of the renewal of Apremont-sur-Allier is fascinating, and leads us...

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide


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

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

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide


at 47 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Clamecy guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cher department

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide


at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cher department

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

See Bourges guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cher department

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 51 km (direction north-west), in the Loiret department

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

See Gien guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pouilly-sur-Loire


Markets in and near Pouilly-sur-Loire

  • Saint-Satur: market Thursday (10km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (15km)
  • Baugy: market Friday (28km)
  • Vailly-sur-Sauldre: market Friday (30km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Loire: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (31km)
  • Henrichemont: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (35km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Loire: market Thursday (38km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (41km)

Hotels near Pouilly-sur-Loire

More information about Pouilly-sur-Loire, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Pouilly-sur-Loire, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (41km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (49km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Forgeneuve (35km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (42km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (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 (25km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Pouilly-sur-Loire is in the eastern-center of France at 36 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Pouilly-sur-Loire is 181 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pouilly-sur-Loire

Canton: Pouilly-sur-Loire

Arrondissement: Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58150

Distance to Pouilly-sur-Loire

from Nevers (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 181 km

from Calais: 416 km

from Nice: 521 km

from Bordeaux: 385 km

from Strasbourg: 385 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 Pouilly-sur-Loire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bulcy, Couargues, Mesves-sur-Loire, Saint-Andelain, Saint-Bouize and Tracy-sur-Loire.

This page in French: Visiter Pouilly-sur-Loire

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