Things to see and do - Nevers
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Nevers Travel guide
Nevers : Michelin's recommendations
Nevers, capital of the Nivernais, is famous for its earthenware, which was introduced from Italy by Duke Louis de Gonzague in the 16th C. This renowned industry used to employ up to 1,800 people at its height. Today, four craftwork companies continue this traditional savoir-faire.
From the red sandstone bridget that crosses the Loire, you can get a view of the old town, stepped up a hill and dominated by the cathedral and the elegant shape of the ducal palace.
Tourist attractions Nevers : Things to see and do
Rue du Cloître-St-Cyr
Scattered with buttresses, pillars, flying buttresses and pinnacles, the building has some lovely portals and a 52-metre-high square tower. Inside, there is a wide nave and a 16C clock. The 12C fresco is on the Romanesque apse with a caul-de four vau..
1 place de l’Hôtel-de-Ville
This wonderful example of early Renaissance architecture was the home of the dukes of Nevers. Building began in the 15C by Jean de Clamecy, the Count of Nevers, who had tired of the fortress that stood where the town hall now is. The palace was embel..
16 r. St-Genest
The entirely restored and extended Musée de la Faïence Frédéric-Blandin is housed in the premises of the old Abbaye Notre Dame. The museum's collections are showcased through a fine selection of emblematic works, such as Virgin and Child. The remarka..
Rue du Plateau de la Bonne Dame F - 58000 NEVERS
Prix Prices from : 62 €
Close to the banks of the Loire River, 3 km from the Espace Bernadette spiritual centre and only 10 km from the famous Nevers Magny Cours racetrack, the ibis Nevers offers 56 airconditioned rooms refurbished in 2007. The hotel features an airconditi..
8 Rue Saint-Didier F - 58000 Nevers
Hôtel Clèves is situated in the historic district of Nevers, just 300 metres from the Nevers Train Station. St Bernadette Reliquary is 1 km from this hotel which offers en suite guest rooms. Accessible by a staircase, the guest rooms at Hôtel de Clè..
38 Rue du Midi F - 58000 Nevers
Prix Prices from : 82 €
The Best Western Hotel De Diane has been owned by the same family for 4 generations and offers modern comforts whilst retaining its original, period charm. This 18th-century house presents cosy accommodations blending classic architectural features ..
21 rue St-Etienne F - 58000 Nevers
Fine inventive cuisine in a little street in old Nevers. Diners can also eat beneath the vaulting (14C) of the old cloister of the St Étienne church!
25 route de Paris F - 58640 Varennes-Vauzelles
Diners race to this restaurant a stone's throw from the Nevers-Magny-Cours motor racing circuit, so it is best to reserve as the place is often fully booked. This popularity is not surprising, as the chef and his team concoct delicious dishes: the in..
quai de Médine F - 58000 Nevers
171 route de Lyon F - 58000 Challuy
On the Lyon road, this converted farm is simple in appearance but elegantly rustic, and has a charming terrace shaded by trees to the rear. The chef is devoted to tradition and has a soft spot for fish, which he cooks with particular care, especially..
38 rue du Midi F - 58000 Nevers