Château-Chinon / Pannecière Lake

Visit it ...

Château-Chinon, a town on top of the Morvan, will seduce you with its views and history. Iconic figure of the city, François Mitterrand left a strong footprint that you can discover through a walk connecting places marked by its passage.
In Château-Chinon, you can also follow the green marks of the tree walk that will take you through the fascinating history of the incredible trees of the city. These family walks will open your appetite. You will enjoy a local menu in a restaurant in the city where you can picnic while contemplating the Morvan.

  • Ville de Château-Chinon

To take hold of...

The museums of Septennat and Costume will welcome you to unveil the treasures of Château-Chinon. To discover all the secrets of the history of this fantastic city, let yourself be guided during a visit organized by the Tourist Office.
In the evening, you will go to the point of view of Calvary admire the solar star that declines in a palette of flamboyant colors before joining the festivities of Château-Chinon.

  • Point de vue du Calvaire

Explore ...

In the hollow of a valley, imagine a wild lake extending as far as the eye can see. Lake Pannecière will offer you a welcome nature break. At the beginning of the day, make a loop by bike or on foot near the lake in this unspoilt nature. The fauna and flora will be revealed to you.
A little later, on the dam, let yourself be guided during a visit organized by the Tourist Office to learn more about the architecture and history of this monumental construction.
Below, your children will discover the model of the dam and other miniatures. Sit down and watch the fun, while learning how the different buildings work. Going up you will take a path in the woods that will take you to a point of view on the lake and the dam. You will be able to admire the size of this work.

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Tourist Office of Morvan Sommets et Grands Lacs

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Bureau d'Informations Touristiques de Lormes
5 route d'Avallon, 58140 Lormes
Tél : 03 86 22 82 74
Opening time :
Wednesday to Saturday : 10h-12h30 and 14h-17h.
Tuesday : 14h-17h. Closed on sundays and holidays

Bureau d'Informations Touristiques de Château-Chinon
6 boulevard de la République, 58120 Château-Chinon (Ville)
Tél : 03 86 85 06 58
Opening time :
Monday and from Wednesday to Saturday : 10h-12h30 and 14h-17h.
Tuesday : 14h-17h. Closed on sundays and holidays

Bureau d'Informations Touristiques des Settons
Les Settons, 58230 Montsauche-les-Settons
Tél : 03 45 23 00 00
Opening time :
Monday and from Wednesday to Saturday : 10h-12h30 and 14h-17h.
Tuesday : 14h-17h. Closed on sundays and holidays


Le projet "Pôle de Nature" et le projet "Accueil de Nouvelles Population sur le territoire des Grands Lacs du Morvan : une attractivité fondée sur des filières innovantes" est cofinancé par l'Union européenne. L'Europe s'engage dans le Massif central avec le fonds européen de développement régional.

Région Bourgogne Franche-Comté Liaison Entre Actions de Développement de l'Economie Rurale L'Europe s'engage en Bourgogne Parc naturel régional du Morvan Bourgogne tourisme Nièvre tourisme Offices de Tourisme de France