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Varen tourism and travel guide

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Visit Varen: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: At Varen you can see the Chateau du Doyenné and nice riverside views

Varen is situated in the Tarn-et-Garonne department and Occitanie region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Varen. For detailed visitor information see the Varen travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Espinas at 7 km and Chateau de Najac at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Varen, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Varen in Occitanie.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Verfeil-sur-Seye

Verfeil-sur-Seye

at 4 km (direction north-north-west)

The small bastide town of Verfeil-sur-Seye has a nice centre with a...

See Verfeil-sur-Seye guide
Espinas

Espinas

at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

Visitors to Espinas usually come here to visit the Chateau de...

See Espinas guide
Chateau de Najac

Chateau de Najac

Castle at 10 km (direction north-east), in the Aveyron department

Najac castle is the impressive ruins of a 13th century castle in...

See Chateau de Najac guide
Najac

Najac

Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction north-east), in the Aveyron department

The village of Najac is very pretty, and the castle and...

See Najac guide
 
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Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val

Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val

at 11 km (direction west)

Close to the Gorges de l'Aveyron, the medieval town of...

See Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val guide
Cordes-sur-Ciel

Cordes-sur-Ciel

at 11 km (direction south-south-east), in the Tarn department

Cordes is certainly one of the most beautiful towns in France with...

See Cordes-sur-Ciel guide
Parisot

Parisot

at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

The village of Parisot is very small but also very picturesque...

See Parisot guide
Caylus

Caylus

at 13 km (direction north-west)

The 14th century House of Wolves is just one of the interesting...

See Caylus guide
Vieux

Vieux

at 18 km (direction south), in the Tarn department

The small village of Vieux was once one of the most...

See Vieux guide
Monesties

Monesties

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction east-south-east), in the Tarn department

There is much more to discover in Monesties than you would expect...

See Monesties guide
Bruniquel

Bruniquel

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

The cobbled streets, numerous medieval buildings and the castle combine to make...

See Bruniquel guide
Castelnau-de-Montmiral

Castelnau-de-Montmiral

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-south-west), in the Tarn department

The central square of Castelnau-de-Montmiral with its medieval buildings, and the...

See Castelnau-de-Montmiral guide
Puycelsi

Puycelsi

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction south-west), in the Tarn department

We particularly enjoyed the walk around the ramaparts in Puycelsi, one...

See Puycelsi guide
Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Villefranche-de-Rouergue

at 25 km (direction north-east), in the Aveyron department

The 13th century bastide town of Villefranche-de-Rouergue is very much a traditional...

See Villefranche-de-Rouergue guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Tarn-et-Garonne

Map of places to visit near Varen

 
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Markets in and near Varen

  • Najac: market Sunday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val: market Sunday (11km)
  • Cordes-sur-Ciel: market Saturday & Saturday (12km)
  • Septfonds: market Wednesday & Wednesday (22km)
  • Carmaux: market Friday (24km)
  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (25km)
  • Caussade: market Monday all day (28km)
  • Gaillac: market Friday (28km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Friday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Sunday & (29km)

More information about Varen, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Varen, France

What to do at Varen? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Varen.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (7km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Quercy (4km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (11km)
  • Parc Rochegude (32km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (32km)
  • Jardin des Martels (45km)
  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (13km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (23km)
 
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Geography and distances

Varen is in the south-west of France at 45 kilometres from Montauban, the department capital (general information: Varen is 524 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Varen

Canton: Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val

Arrondissement: Montauban

Department: Tarn-et-Garonne

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 82330

Distance to Varen

from Montauban (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 524 km

from Calais: 755 km

from Nice: 433 km

from Bordeaux: 210 km

from Strasbourg: 666 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Varen from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Espinas, Feneyrols, Ginals, Le Riols, Milhars, Montrosier, Roussayrolles and Verfeil.

This page in French: Visiter Varen

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