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Varenne-l'Arconce tourism and travel guide

Photo of Varenne-l'Arconce in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Anzy-le-Duc at 8 km from Varenne-l'Arconce

Visit Varenne-l'Arconce: highlights and tourist information

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Varenne-l'Arconce is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Anzy-le-Duc at 8 km and Semur-en-Brionnais at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Varenne-l'Arconce, 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 Varenne-l'Arconce in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 8 km (direction west)

Much the most visited site in this pretty village...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction south-west)

As well as the pretty village itself, you can...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in...

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the pretty setting...

See Paray-le-Monial guide
 
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Cluny

Cluny

at 40 km (direction east-north-east)

As well as one of the most visited abbeys in...

See Cluny guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 41 km (direction west), in the Allier department

The renaissance style Chateau de la Palice, its internal...

See Lapalisse guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 43 km (direction east)

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great rock-cliff behind the...

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 46 km (direction east-north-east)

The beautifully decorated and furnished Cormatin Chateau, from the 17th...

See Cormatin guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple of...

See Belleville guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 53 km (direction east-north-east)

Quiet now, in the 15th century Brancion was an important...

See Brancion guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 54 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of...

See Oingt guide
Theize

Theize

at 56 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour when exploring the...

See Theize guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 58 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the pretty villages...

See Bagnols guide
Anse

Anse

at 62 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains that...

See Anse guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Saone-et-Loire

Map of places to visit near Varenne-l'Arconce

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Markets in and near Varenne-l'Arconce

  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (12km)
  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (13km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (20km)
  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (21km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (29km)
  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Varenne-l'Arconce, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (0km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (8km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (10km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (19km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (20km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (21km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (21km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (34km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (41km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (0km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (3km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (12km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (19km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (24km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (53km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (43km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (13km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Varenne-l'Arconce is in the eastern-center of France at 51 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Varenne-l'Arconce is 311 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Varenne-l'Arconce

Canton: Semur-en-Brionnais

Arrondissement: Charolles

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71110

Distance to Varenne-l'Arconce

from Macon (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 311 km

from Calais: 540 km

from Nice: 381 km

from Bordeaux: 405 km

from Strasbourg: 367 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into one of the Paris airports and hire a car or drive from a channel ferry port - allow about 6 - 7 hours. For driving distances to Varenne-l'Arconce from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Briant, Oye, Poisson, Prizy, Saint-Didier-en-Brionnais and Sarry.

This page in French: Visiter Varenne-l'Arconce

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