Location: Le Niret (Villapourçon, France)


Location: By car, 4/5 hours from Paris; 3/4 hours from Lyon

4 hours from Geneva. By train, nearest station is Cercy-la-Tour, situated 26 kms from Le Niret; frequent trains from Paris to Nevers (2/21/2hours) and then Nevers-Cercy-la-Tour (45 minutes).



Geographic location and Recreation:

Le Niret is a hamlet in the commune of Villapourçon, in the department of Nievre, in theBurgundy region. It is 26 kms from Chateau-Chinon, 60 kms from Nevers, and 280 kms southeast of Paris. Directly from the house are many beautiful paths for hiking. The region offers many opportunities for sightseeing and historical and cultural experiences including a visit the Museum of Celtic Civilization (Mont Beuvray-Bibracte), the different museums of Chateau Chinon, of the Roman city of Autun, and of Nevers on the Loire River.   Slightly farther afield are the cathedral of Vezelay, the Abbey of Fontenay, the vineyards of Burgundy[Mercury, Beaune], and the Cathedral of Bourges. The regional park offers various possibilities for sightseeing and historical and cultural experiences including a visit theMuseum of Celtic Civilization (Mont Beuvray-Bibracte), the different museums of Chateau Chinon, of the Roman city of Autun, and of Nevers on the Loire River.   It also offers various possibilities for outdoors activities including hiking, kayaking, swimming, horse-back riding, fishing, and mushroom collecting.   There are many nice local restaurants. St. Honore les Bains, the nearest town is a thermal station, with spa amenities including tennis and a pool. 


Places of Interest:

Bibracte

Moulins-Engilbert

Morvans Forest

Saint Honoré-les-Bains