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Brèves

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Nièvre

Situated along the Canal du Nivernais, 20 km from Vezelay, 12 km of Rocks Surgy and 30 km of Rocks Saussois.

Geographical information

MunicipalityBrèves
Postcode58530
Latitude47.4177980 (N 47° 25’ 4”)
Longitude3.6049760 (E 3° 36’ 18”)
AltitudeFrom 152m to 309m
Surface area16.64 km²
Population291 inhabitants
Density17 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNevers (72 km, 1h18)
Insee code58039
IntercommunalityCC des Vaux d'Yonne
DepartmentNièvre
RegionBurgundy

Nearest cities & towns

Asnois2.4 km (4 min)
Dornecy2.8 km (4 min)
Villiers-sur-Yonne2.8 km (5 min)
La Maison-Dieu3.9 km (7 min)
Amazy5.9 km (10 min)
Flez-Cuzy6.6 km (6 min)
Metz-le-Comte7.1 km (8 min)
Tannay7.3 km (10 min)
Armes7.9 km (9 min)
Chevroches8.2 km (9 min)
Saint-Didier8.4 km (10 min)
Nuars9.3 km (12 min)
Chamoux9.4 km (9 min)

Things to see and do

The Church of St. Simeon (1832) with a splendid fresco dating from 1949 the painter Dumoulin Druart.

In the churchyard is the tomb of Romain Rolland. House of his grandfather and tour Romain Rolland.

Places of interest

Natural sites

Weather

Saturday 10 december
Min. 5°C - Max. 5°C
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Sunday 11 december
Min. 5°C - Max. 5°C
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Monday 12 december
Min. 2°C - Max. 2°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Basilica of Vezelay.

Tannay Cellars - Wine Cellars bio Villiers-sur-Yonne.

Clamecy and its museum.

Swimming in Clamecy (10 km).

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Visit the remarkable garden of Corbelin
Nature and the great outdoors5 € La Chapelle-Saint-André (21 km)
Taste the wines of Yonne and France
Local flavours6 € Avallon (25 km)
Shopping at the Biscuiterie de Bourgogne
Local flavoursFreeJoux-la-Ville (29 km)
Yonne scenic train
Entertainment3 € to 6 € Massangis (36 km)
Visit the Gueguen Estate
Local flavoursFreePréhy (40 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Circuit of the Three Valleys
Mountain bike itineraryIntermediate4h00Varzy (17.6 km)
Champlemy - Nolay
HikeIntermediate6h00Champlemy (24 km)
Cultural tour around Entrains-sur-Nohain
Car itineraryEasy6h00Entrains-sur-Nohain (27 km)
Tour of Saint-Agnan Lake
HikeEasy2h15Saint-Agnan (39 km)
Champgazon Peat Bog
HikeEasy1h30Montsauche-les-Settons (39 km)

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