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Varennes-Saint-Sauveur tourism and travel guide

Photo of Varennes-Saint-Sauveur in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Tournus abbey at 27 km from Varennes-Saint-Sauveur

Visit Varennes-Saint-Sauveur: highlights and tourist information

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Varennes-Saint-Sauveur is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tournus abbey at 27 km and Tournus at 27 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Varennes-Saint-Sauveur, 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-Saint-Sauveur in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in...

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but you will...

See Tournus guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 31 km (direction south), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region, well placed...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
 
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Brancion

Brancion

at 34 km (direction west)

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

See Brancion guide
Macon

Macon

at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest...

See Macon guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and steep...

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Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction north-east), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 43 km (direction west)

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

See Cormatin guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 44 km (direction north-west)

The pedestrianised town centre and cathedral will form the centre of your...

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 45 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 45 km (direction west)

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

See Cluny guide
Belleville

Belleville

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

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

See Belleville guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 62 km (direction north-east), in the Jura department

After exploring the old town centre in Arbois you...

See Arbois guide

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Map of places to visit near Varennes-Saint-Sauveur

 
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Markets in and near Varennes-Saint-Sauveur

  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (10km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (16km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (27km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (30km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (31km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (31km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (32km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (33km)

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Tourist attractions near Varennes-Saint-Sauveur, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (45km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (40km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (23km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (23km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (41km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (43km)
  • Roche de Solutré (45km)
  • Source - la Seille (46km)
  • Lac du Val (47km)
  • Lac de Chambly (47km)
  • Lac de Chalain (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (35km)
  • Macon (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Varennes-Saint-Sauveur is in the eastern-center of France at 37 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Varennes-Saint-Sauveur is 341 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Varennes-Saint-Sauveur

Canton: Cuiseaux

Arrondissement: Louhans

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71480

Distance to Varennes-Saint-Sauveur

from Macon (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 341 km

from Calais: 555 km

from Nice: 348 km

from Bordeaux: 488 km

from Strasbourg: 300 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 Varennes-Saint-Sauveur from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Condal, Cormoz and Dommartin-les-Cuiseaux.

This page in French: Visiter Varennes-Saint-Sauveur

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