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Preporche tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Autun at 35 km from Preporche

Visit Preporche: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Autun at 35 km and Corbigny at 39 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Preporche, 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 Preporche in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 35 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Autun guide


at 39 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Corbigny guide


at 49 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Saulieu guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 49 km (direction north-east)

Morvan Regional Natural Park is a quiet region of...

See Morvan Regional Park guide


at 56 km (direction west-south-west), in the Allier department

In the historic centre of Moulins it is the cathedral that...

See Moulins guide


at 66 km (direction west-south-west), in the Allier department

The Priory Church of Saint-Peter and Saint-Paul with the tombes...

See Souvigny guide

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

Map of places to visit near Preporche


Markets in and near Preporche

  • La Machine: market Saturday (29km)
  • Decize: market Friday (31km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (34km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (35km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (39km)
  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (39km)
  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (46km)
  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (46km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (48km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (49km)

More information about Preporche, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Preporche, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (14km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (36km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (41km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (44km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Limanton (11km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (20km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (40km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (46km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (14km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (46km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Preporche is in the eastern-center of France at 53 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Preporche is 242 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Preporche

Canton: Moulins-Engilbert

Arrondissement: Château-Chinon(Ville)

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58360

Distance to Preporche

from Nevers (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 242 km

from Calais: 471 km

from Nice: 447 km

from Bordeaux: 413 km

from Strasbourg: 345 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 Preporche from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Onlay and Saint-Honore-les-Bains.

This page in French: Visiter Preporche

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