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Saint-Pere tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Pere: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Sancerre at 13 km and Guedelon at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 13 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cher department

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

See Sancerre guide


at 24 km (direction north-east), 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 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide


at 30 km (direction north-west), in the Loiret department

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

See Briare guide


at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Loiret department

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

See Gien guide


at 40 km (direction west), in the Cher department

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

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide


at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Clamecy guide


at 49 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Nevers guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

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

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

See Bourges guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 56 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 63 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
Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Abbey at 66 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loiret department

Fans of romanesque architecture will appreciate the many period features in the...

See Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Pere


Markets in and near Saint-Pere

  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (3km)
  • Saint-Satur: market Thursday (11km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Loire: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Vailly-sur-Sauldre: market Friday (24km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Loire: market Thursday (26km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (27km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Briare: market Friday (32km)
  • Bleneau: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Henrichemont: market Wednesday (35km)

Hotels near Saint-Pere

More information about Saint-Pere, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Pere, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (12km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (43km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Saint-Pere is in the eastern-center of France at 49 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Saint-Pere is 167 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Pere

Canton: Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire-Sud

Arrondissement: Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58200

Distance to Saint-Pere

from Nevers (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 167 km

from Calais: 401 km

from Nice: 531 km

from Bordeaux: 395 km

from Strasbourg: 379 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-Pere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire, Myennes, Pougny, Saint-Loup and Saint-Martin-sur-Nohain.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Pere

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