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Saint-Brisson tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saulieu at 11 km from Saint-Brisson

Visit Saint-Brisson: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saulieu at 11 km and Morvan Regional Park at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Brisson, 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 Saint-Brisson in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 11 km (direction east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Saulieu guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Morvan Regional Park guide


at 28 km (direction north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Avallon guide


at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Corbigny guide


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

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

See Montreal guide


at 31 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Semur-en-Auxois guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 34 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Vézelay basilica guide


Heritage Site at 34 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Vezelay guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Autun guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 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


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Flavigny guide


at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

A typical regional town, we suggest you take a stroll...

See Montbard guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

The complex of buildings at the Abbey de Fontenay, and the surrounding...

See Fontenay Abbey guide


at 48 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Clamecy guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Brisson


Markets in and near Saint-Brisson

  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (8km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (11km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (28km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (31km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (38km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (41km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (44km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (45km)
  • Bligny-sur-Ouche: market Wednesday (48km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (48km)

More information about Saint-Brisson, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Brisson, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (39km)
  • Alesia (42km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (46km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (25km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (44km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Saint-Léger (4km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (10km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (35km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (38km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (41km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (41km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (41km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (39km)
  • Siège d'Alésia (43km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (53km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Brisson is in the eastern-center of France at 77 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Saint-Brisson is 219 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Brisson

Canton: Montsauche-les-Settons

Arrondissement: Château-Chinon(Ville)

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58230

Distance to Saint-Brisson

from Nevers (prefecture): 77 km

from Paris: 219 km

from Calais: 440 km

from Nice: 468 km

from Bordeaux: 450 km

from Strasbourg: 309 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 Saint-Brisson from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champeau-en-Morvan, Gouloux and Saint-Agnan.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Brisson

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