Vauclaix tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vauclaix in Nievre

Photo is of Corbigny at 11 km from Vauclaix

Visit Vauclaix: highlights and tourist information

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Vauclaix 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 Vauclaix in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Corbigny at 11 km and Vezelay at 27 km.

Vauclaix, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Corbigny guide


Heritage Site at 27 km (direction north-north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Vezelay guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 27 km (direction north-north-west), in the Yonne department

The basilica in Vézelay is a monumental example of roman style architecture, with 12th...

See Vézelay basilica guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Avallon guide


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

Saulieu is quite a small town, visited because of the Basilica Saint-Andoche...

See Saulieu guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 31 km (direction east)

Morvan Regional Natural Park is a quiet region of unspoiled countryside with small fields,...

See Morvan Regional Park guide


at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

See Clamecy guide


at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Montreal guide


at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring Autun with its old town, cathedral and roman ruins you can visit...

See Autun guide


at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Semur-en-Auxois guide


at 58 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

A typical regional town, we suggest you take a stroll around the Parc Buffon...

See Montbard guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 60 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide

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Markets in and near Vauclaix

  • Corbigny: market Friday (11km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (15km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (30km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (31km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (34km)
  • La Machine: market Saturday (47km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (47km)
  • Decize: market Friday (53km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (59km)

More information about Vauclaix, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Vauclaix, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (38km)

Heritage sites

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (5km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (24km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (48km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (24km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (25km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (27km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (28km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (49km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (38km)

Geography and distances

Vauclaix is in the eastern-center of France at 57 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Vauclaix is 211 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vauclaix

Canton: Corbigny

Arrondissement: Clamecy

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58140

Distance to Vauclaix

from Nevers (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 211 km

from Calais: 437 km

from Nice: 475 km

from Bordeaux: 431 km

from Strasbourg: 329 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 Vauclaix from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cervon, Gacogne and Mhere.

This page in French: Visiter Vauclaix