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Urzy tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Nevers at 7 km from Urzy

Visit Urzy: highlights and tourist information

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Urzy is situated in the Nievre department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 7 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Urzy is 211 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Nevers at 7 km and Apremont-sur-Allier at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Urzy, 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 Urzy in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Urzy


Markets in and near Urzy

  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (7km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (10km)
  • La Machine: market Saturday (27km)
  • Decize: market Friday (31km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Baugy: market Friday (36km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (41km)
  • Saint-Satur: market Thursday (42km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (43km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (46km)

More information about Urzy, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Urzy, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Forgeneuve (5km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (20km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (34km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (39km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (8km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Urzy

Canton: Guérigny

Arrondissement: Nevers

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58130

Distance to Urzy

from Nevers (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 211 km

from Calais: 445 km

from Nice: 489 km

from Bordeaux: 382 km

from Strasbourg: 380 km

Getting here

Urzy is in the eastern-center of France. 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 Urzy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Balleray, Coulanges-les-Nevers, Guerigny, Parigny-les-Vaux, Saint-Martin-d'Heuille and Varennes-Vauzelles.

This page in French: Visiter Urzy

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