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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Nièvre

Common Regional Natural Park of Morvan, Ouroux-en-Morvan enjoys an exceptional landscape quality. The tour through three themes:

Nature with its hiking trails, fishing activities (near Lake and Lake Pannecière Settons) and its youth activities.

Culture with the mixture between contemporary art and historical heritage which gives it its uniqueness.

Tradition his house wine and cooperage and seasonal markets.

Ouroux-en-Morvan also has two ATMs.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude47.1852010 (N 47° 11’ 7”)
Longitude3.9467600 (E 3° 56’ 48”)
AltitudeFrom 324m to 668m
Surface area60.56 km²
Population652 inhabitants
Density10 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNevers (47 mi, 1h24)
Insee code58205
IntercommunalityCC Morvan Sommets et Grands Lacs
TerritoryBurgundy, Nivernais

Nearest cities & towns

Chaumard5.5 mi (13 min)
Montsauche-les-Settons5.7 mi (12 min)
Planchez6.6 mi (16 min)
Brassy6.6 mi (17 min)
Gâcogne6.8 mi (16 min)
Mhère7.8 mi (19 min)
Montigny-en-Morvan8.4 mi (21 min)
Vauclaix9.2 mi (20 min)
Blismes10.5 mi (24 min)
Corancy10.5 mi (26 min)
Lavault-de-Frétoy10.8 mi (22 min)
Gien-sur-Cure10.8 mi (22 min)
Gouloux10.8 mi (23 min)
Dun-les-Places11.6 mi (23 min)
Lormes11.6 mi (29 min)

Things to see and do

Rejuvenate: Landscapes, fauna and flora you are exposed through its hiking trails, mountain biking and equestrian. Anglers also will find their happiness in the heart of the village at the 6.5-hectare pond, or at "The Chalaux."

Open up the World: Art lovers will discover a unique tour which combines history and modernity: contemporary installation with the "mast Ouroux"; the "lights Totem" by Katerine Louineau; Cemetery contemporary artists at the chapel of Savault; the maquis Bernard, one of the largest underground Morvan, its reconstructed houses and cemetery Franco-British; works classified Savault chapel and the church Saint Germain.

Experience the Morvan: sharing and authenticity are the hallmarks of your visit to Ouroux who registers their tourism in a sustainable development.

Places of interest

Information points
Natural sites

Events and festivities

In May: Spring Market.

In July: Short Film Festival "Part (s) Country", Painting furniture, large flea market and carnival, fireworks on the lake, night market, children's activities...

In August: Feast of St Germain, Festibières, children activities...

December: Christmas Market.

In the year: Accompaniment hiking, crafts workshops, sports, cinema screenings...


The pond in the village Ouroux
The pond in the village Ouroux
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Tuesday 10 december
Min. 0°C - Max. 4°C
Wednesday 11 december
Min. 0°C - Max. 5°C
Thursday 12 december
Min. 0°C - Max. 6°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Ouroux is located on the territory of the Great Lakes of Morvan: Lake Settons (built in the nineteenth century for floating timber - dam keeper's house listed as historic monuments), Lake Pannecière (the largest lake in the Morvan - reservoir dam tributaries of the Seine) and Lake St. Agnan (drinking water supply - remained "wild").

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Binding, gilding and paper decorating course
Arts and Crafts120 € to 300 € Moulins-Engilbert (15.1 mi)
Museum of Livestock Farming and the Charolais
Culture and education2 € to 3 € Moulins-Engilbert (15.1 mi)
Shopping at the Biscuiterie de Bourgogne
Local flavoursFreeJoux-la-Ville (29 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Champgazon Peat Bog
HikeEasy1h30Montsauche-les-Settons (4.2 mi)
Tour of Grand Champ Wood
HikeEasy1h00Montsauche-les-Settons (4.2 mi)
Tour of Settons Lake
HikeIntermediate4h00Montsauche-les-Settons (5.4 mi)
Tour of Saint-Agnan Lake
HikeEasy2h15Saint-Agnan (11.5 mi)
Walk along the Nivernais canal
HikeIntermediate3h00Corbigny (13.3 mi)


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