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Rix tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rix in Nievre

Photo is of Clamecy at 4 km from Rix

Visit Rix: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Clamecy at 4 km and Vezelay at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Rix, 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 Rix in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Clamecy

Clamecy

at 4 km (direction north-east)

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

See Clamecy guide
Vezelay

Vezelay

Heritage Site at 19 km (direction east), 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 19 km (direction east), in the Yonne department

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

See Vézelay basilica guide
Corbigny

Corbigny

at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

See Corbigny guide
 
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Guedelon

Guedelon

at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yonne department

At the remarkable site of Guedelon an entire medieval castle is being...

See Guedelon guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 32 km (direction east), in the Yonne department

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

See Avallon guide
Auxerre

Auxerre

at 42 km (direction east), in the Yonne department

With its cathedral and churches, and extensive historic centre with half-timbered houses...

See Auxerre guide
Montreal

Montreal

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

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

See Montreal guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

The half-timbered houses and riverside setting make Noyers-sur-Serein one of our favourite...

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Chablis

Chablis

at 48 km (direction north-east), in the Yonne department

Best known for the very famous wines of the same name, Chablis...

See Chablis guide
Sancerre

Sancerre

at 51 km (direction west), in the Cher department

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

See Sancerre guide
Nevers

Nevers

at 55 km (direction south-west)

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

See Nevers guide
Tonnerre

Tonnerre

at 59 km (direction north-east), in the Yonne department

There are two impressive sites to see in Tonnerre: the medieval hospital...

See Tonnerre guide

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

Map of places to visit near Rix

 
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Markets in and near Rix

  • Clamecy: market Saturday (4km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (24km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (31km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (32km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (37km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (40km)
  • Auxerre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (41km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (43km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (46km)

Hotels near Rix

More information about Rix, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Rix, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (50km)
 
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Geography and distances

Rix is in the eastern-center of France at 55 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Rix is 180 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rix

Canton: Clamecy

Arrondissement: Clamecy

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58500

Distance to Rix

from Nevers (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 180 km

from Calais: 409 km

from Nice: 508 km

from Bordeaux: 426 km

from Strasbourg: 341 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 Rix from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Armes, Breugnon, Chevroches, Clamecy, Oisy, Ouagne, Saint-Germain-Des-Bois, Saint-Pierre-du-Mont, Villiers-le-Sec and Villiers-sur-Yonne.

This page in French: Visiter Rix

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