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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Nièvre

Champlemy - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Nièvre

Champlemy is one of two municipalities where the Nièvre rises. It is this river which gives its name to the department. It is part of the basin of the Loire. The place called The Colts on the edge of the town lies on the line of the watershed basin of the Seine and the Loire.

Rural community, it is surrounded by fields, meadows and woods.

Geographical information

Latitude47.2868760 (N 47° 17’ 13”)
Longitude3.3535180 (E 3° 21’ 13”)
AltitudeFrom 240m to 381m
Surface area36.82 km²
Population342 inhabitants
Density9 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNevers (27 mi, 48 min)
Insee code58053
IntercommunalityCC Loire, Nièvre et Bertranges
TerritoryBurgundy, Nivernais

Nearest cities & towns

Arzembouy3.2 mi (6 min)
Corvol-d'Embernard3.4 mi (8 min)
Chazeuil4.5 mi (11 min)
Authiou4.5 mi (12 min)
Saint-Malo-en-Donziois4.8 mi (12 min)
Saint-Bonnot5 mi (9 min)
Giry5 mi (7 min)
Arthel5.2 mi (10 min)
Chevannes-Changy5.5 mi (13 min)
Varzy5.7 mi (8 min)
Marcy6.2 mi (10 min)
Oudan7.3 mi (12 min)
Oulon7.4 mi (13 min)
Châteauneuf-Val-de-Bargis7.4 mi (15 min)

Things to see and do

The common features of many wash very typical. The church and the granary are the figures of Champlemy.

Champlemy is a step on the road to Saint Jacques de Compostela. The many sunken paths and trails provide glimpses into the joint.

Places of interest

Natural sites

Events and festivities

The festival committee and the many associations Champlemy, very active, offering many events throughout the year (information at City Hall).

In the spring unfolds a feast of local produce during which exhibitors you come to taste and discover their quality products.

Each 8 May and the last weekend in July, the town hosts a famous garage sale, a Spring Market is held every second Sunday in April and a Christmas market every third Sunday in November.


Champlemy seen the place called The Plauts
Champlemy seen the place called The Plauts
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Neuville The wash
Neuville The wash
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Champlemy spring
Champlemy spring
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Flea market in Champlemy
Flea market in Champlemy
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Champlemy spring
Champlemy spring
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Champlemy seen the place called The Colts
Champlemy seen the place called The Colts
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The church
The church
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Flea May 8
Flea May 8
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Sunday 19 march
Min. 0°C - Max. 12°C
Monday 20 march
Min. -1°C - Max. 14°C
Tuesday 21 march
Min. 0°C - Max. 15°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Butte Montenoison.

Archaeological Site Compierre.

Flowered village Arthel.

Chemin de Saint Jacques de Compostela, GR654.

Between local loop.

Porcelain Museum in Prémery (10 minutes).

Art museum in Varzy (10 minutes).

Tannay vineyard.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Visit the remarkable garden of Corbelin
Culture and education5 € to 6 € La Chapelle-Saint-André (6.6 mi)
Visit of a mill of flour to the stone wheel
Local flavoursFreeMenestreau (11.3 mi)
Escape Game
Entertainment90 € to 120 € Nevers (22 mi)
Museum of Livestock and Charolais
Culture and education2 € to 3 € Moulins-Engilbert (30 mi)
Binding, gilding and paper decorating course
Arts and Crafts120 € to 300 € Moulins-Engilbert (30 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Champlemy - Nolay
Circuit of the Three Valleys
Mountain bike itineraryIntermediate4h00Varzy (5.2 mi)
Cultural tour around Entrains-sur-Nohain
Car itineraryEasy6h00Entrains-sur-Nohain (13 mi)
Walk along the Nivernais canal
HikeIntermediate3h00Corbigny (15.7 mi)
Around Châtillon-en-Bazois
HikeEasy2h00Châtillon-en-Bazois (22 mi)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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