Varennes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Varennes: highlights and tourist information

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Varennes is situated in the Somme department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 20 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Varennes is 133 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Amiens at 23 km and Amiens Cathedral at 24 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 Hauts-de-France.

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


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Map of places to visit near Varennes

Markets in and near Varennes

  • Albert: market Saturday (10km)
  • Corbie: market Friday (16km)
  • Doullens: market Thursday (18km)
  • Amiens: market Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & all day (23km)
  • Bapaume: market Friday (23km)
  • Rosieres-en-Santerre: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Sunday (29km)
  • Frevent: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Moreuil: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Peronne: market Saturday (32km)

More information about Varennes, Picardy

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Le clos Alexandre (23km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (32km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (33km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (24km)
  • Montagne de Montenoy (45km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (53km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Boubers-sur-Canche (34km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Varennes

Canton: Acheux-en-Amiénois

Arrondissement: Amiens

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80560

Distance to Varennes

from Amiens (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 133 km

from Calais: 111 km

from Nice: 792 km

from Bordeaux: 625 km

from Strasbourg: 412 km

Getting here

Varennes is in the north of France. Most visitors take a a cross-channel ferry to a nearby port such as Dieppe or Boulogne or the channel tunnel to Calais. For driving distances to Varennes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Acheux-en-Amienois, Arqueves, Bertrancourt, Bouzincourt, Bus-les-Artois, Colincamps, Contay, Englebelmer, Forceville, Harponville, Hedauville, Henencourt, Lealvillers, Louvencourt, Mailly-Maillet, Millencourt, Senlis-le-Sec, Toutencourt, Vadencourt and Warloy-Baillon.

This page in French: Visiter Varennes