Nestling in a beautiful natural setting a few kilometers from the Morvan Regional Park, the pretty fortified town of Corbigny offers many activities for nature lovers. Walk along the banks of the Livernais Canal (174 km and 116 locks) on foot, by bike (cycle route) or why not aboard a barge for a different discovery of Burgundy by connecting the Loire basin to that of the Seine . The presence of lakes (with the Baye leisure center at 13 km) and rivers (at Saint-Martin-du-Puy at 22 km) will delight sailing, rafting and fishermen. Corbigny, also has a beautiful architectural heritage: the superb abbey of Saint-Léonard of the 18th century, the Gothic church of Saint-Seine of the 16th century and old houses of character ...
Around and about, superb castles testify to a rich past: the castle of Villemolin majestically dominating the hills of the Morvan, the medieval castle and its moats from Lantilly to Cernon, or the castle of Chitry-les-Mines and its Aubusson and Flanders tapestries...
30 km from Corbigny, on the road to Compostella, Vézelay, classified among the most beautiful villages in France and its splendid basilica of Sainte-Marie-Madeleine. West of Vézelay, the charm of the pretty town of Clamecy at the confluence of the Yonne and Beuvron rivers and next to the Nivernais canal. Finally, do not miss the medieval town of Avallon perched on its rocky outcrop with its pretty view of the Cousin valley.
Some ideas for outings :
- In Corbigny :
The Tuilerie de la Chapelle de Sarre, built in the 18th century, where bricks, tiles and floor tiles are made and cooked over a wood fire according to an ancestral tradition ... (One hour free visit). Houseboat rental at the base of Corbigny.
- Visit of the Morvan regional park :
42 km, the Maison du Parc in the heart of a 40 hectare estate proposes:
-The house of men and landscape (Ecomuseum: the Morvan from yesterday to today)
-The Resistance Museum (relates the involvement of the region during the 2nd World War)
-The Herbularium and Arboretum (discovery trail of the Etang du Taureau)
-42 km, Corbelin and its remarkable 6 ha garden of Renaissance inspiration.