Varennes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Varennes: highlights and tourist information

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Varennes is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 40 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Varennes is 465 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Beaumont-du-Perigord at 10 km and Molieres at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Varennes, 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 Varennes in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Dordogne

Map of places to visit near Varennes

Markets in and near Varennes

  • Lalinde: market Thursday (4km)
  • Issigeac: market Sunday (13km)
  • Bergerac: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (15km)
  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: market Friday (19km)
  • Castillonnes: market Friday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Castillonnes: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Villereal: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Villereal: market Saturday (22km)
  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Vergt: market Friday (22km)

More information about Varennes, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Varennes, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Varennes.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (13km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (16km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (16km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (22km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (38km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (39km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (42km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (42km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (42km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Planbuisson (18km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (21km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (27km)
  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (28km)
  • Jardin de Conty (29km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (38km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (39km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (42km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (42km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (45km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (47km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (54km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte du Grand Roc (29km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Varennes

Canton: Lalinde

Arrondissement: Bergerac

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24150

Distance to Varennes

from Perigueux (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 465 km

from Calais: 686 km

from Nice: 539 km

from Bordeaux: 99 km

from Strasbourg: 681 km

Getting here

Varennes is in the south-west of France. Most visitors fly into the airports at either Bergerac (or Bordeaux). Alternatively to drive from the cross-channel ports takes around 9-11 hours. For driving distances to Varennes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baneuil, Bayac, Cause-de-Clerans, Couze-et-Saint-Front, Faux, Lalinde, Lanquais, Monsac, Mouleydier, Saint-Agne, Saint-Capraise-de-Lalinde and Verdon.

This page in French: Visiter Varennes