Saint-Germain-Des-Bois tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Clamecy at 9 km from Saint-Germain-Des-Bois

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Saint-Germain-Des-Bois is situated in the Nievre department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Germain-Des-Bois in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Clamecy at 9 km and Corbigny at 19 km.

Saint-Germain-Des-Bois, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 9 km (direction )

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

See Clamecy guide


at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

See Corbigny guide


Heritage Site at 20 km (direction east-north-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 20 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Vézelay basilica guide
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at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Avallon guide


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

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

See Guedelon guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 43 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


at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Montreal guide


at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Auxerre guide


at 50 km (direction south-west)

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

See Nevers guide


Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction 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


at 53 km (direction north-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Chablis guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 66 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

The 15th century castle at Ancy-le-Franc was one of the very first...

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Germain-Des-Bois

  • Clamecy: market Saturday (9km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (19km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (33km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (36km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (43km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (43km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (44km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (44km)
  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (50km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Germain-Des-Bois, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (38km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (46km)
  • Forgeneuve (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 (46km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Germain-Des-Bois is in the eastern-center of France at 50 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Saint-Germain-Des-Bois is 186 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Germain-Des-Bois

Canton: Tannay

Arrondissement: Clamecy

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58210

Distance to Saint-Germain-Des-Bois

from Nevers (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 186 km

from Calais: 415 km

from Nice: 502 km

from Bordeaux: 423 km

from Strasbourg: 343 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-Germain-Des-Bois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amazy, Beuvron, Breugnon, Cuncy-les-Varzy, Ouagne, Parigny-la-Rose, Rix, Saint-Pierre-du-Mont, Talon and Villiers-sur-Yonne.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Germain-Des-Bois


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