Nature & Gardens

Aqua Fluvial (85 km)
The ’Canal du Nivernais’ will take you into a Haven of Serenity : you will be sailing at your own pace and enjoying the gorgeous scenery of the Nièvre Region countryside as you go through the locks.

Le Pavillon du Milieu de Loire (3,5 km)
Discover the Loire River. Numerous workshops for children in July and August. Special events on evenings. Temporary exhibitions.

Loire Nature Découverte (10 km)
Do not miss going canoeing down the Loire with Yvan Thibaudat, who has the river and its islands at his fingertips and will be delighted to share his passion with you.

La Loire à vélo
A cycle path network covering 800 km, two thirds of which alongside the Loire, including 4 cycling tracks situated in the area close to Pouilly-sur-Loire.

Le Parc de Boutissaint (50 km)
Reserve of animals in freedom nestled in the Puisaye forest.

Floral Park of Apremont-sur-Allier, near Nevers (65 kms)
In the heart of the picturesque village of Apremont which ranks amongst the ‘most beautiful villages of France’, take a stroll in the Floral Park for a festival of colours and exquisite fragrant scents... one of the most magnificient botanical gardens in France.

Gardens of the Priory Notre-Dame d'Orsan (150 km)
An 'Illumination of Greenery' : in the heart of a priory which was founded in the XIIth century, two architects and a gardener have redesigned enclosed gardens and orchards inspired by the Medieval times.