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Nivernais

Center of France

Unwind and delight in the scenic valleys of Nivernais

The Canal du Nivernais and the River Yonne present you with a watery path through beautiful valleys distinguished in reputation for vineyards producing world-class white wines the likes of Chablis grand cru. Fabulous cathedral cities and quiet medieval villages set amidst woodlands and meadows on rolling hills create an idyllic stage for your French canal vacations!
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Great for... 
  • Peaceful waterways
  • Beautiful scenary
  • Historic cities
  • Hilltop villages & stunning châteaux
  • Delicious wines
  • Great cycling routes

Useful Info for the Nivernais

Top 10 secret gems of Nivernais

  1. Decize’s lively market;
  2. Chablis’s vineyards;
  3. Tannay’s wine caves;
  4. Clamecy’s Colas porcelain;
  5. Cathedral St. Etienne in Sens;
  6. Auxerre’s arboretum;
  7. Joigny’s Château des Gondi;
  8. Baye’s Base Nautique Activital watersports;
  9. scaling Saussois Rocks;
  10. horseback riding in Corbigny.

Similar Regions: 

If you like the look of the Nivernais, why not explore neighbouring destinations like Loire-Valley or Burgundy.

Transfer Services

We will happily arrange taxi transfer between our bases and your airport or train station. Because we do this a lot, we can usually obtain a better rate than individual travellers.

If you are cruising "one-way", we also offer a transfer service that moves your car from your start base to your end base.

 

Getting to: 
Migennes
By road: 
  • GPS: E3° 30.407`/ N47° 57.697
By train: 
  • Laroche Migennes - TGV (200 m)
By air: 
  • Paris Orly (150 km)
  • Paris Charles de Gaulle (200 km)
Getting to: 
Tannay
By road: 
  • GPS: E3° 37.202` / N47° 21.624`
  • Highway A6, exit #21 Avallon" (50 km)"
By train: 
  • Tannay
  • Clamecy (13 km)
By air: 
  • Paris Orly (220km)
  • Paris Charles de Gaulle (270 km)
Getting to: 
Decize
By road: 
  • Location Coordinates : E3° 27.276` / N46° 49.276`
  • Highway A6, exit # 36 Autun/Chateau-Chinon/Decize" (35 km away)"
By train: 
  • Decize (1km)
  • Nevers (32km)
By air: 
  • Paris Charles de Gaulle (300 km)
  • Paris Orly (250 km)