Varennes-sur-Morge tourism and travel guide

Photo of Varennes-sur-Morge in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Riom at 8 km from Varennes-sur-Morge

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Varennes-sur-Morge is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Varennes-sur-Morge in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Riom at 8 km and Mozac at 11 km.

Varennes-sur-Morge, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Riom

Riom

at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

The quiet regional town of Riom has several monuments of historical importance to see...

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Mozac

Mozac

at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

The interesting Abbey of Saint-Pierre in Mozac combines early roman elements and later gothic...

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Volvic

Volvic

at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

One of the most famous bottled waters in the world is from Volvic, which...

See Volvic guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

The Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption, in sombre black lava stone, dominates the historic centre of Clermont-Ferrand...

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Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

The basilica of Notre-Dame-du-Port in Clermont-Ferrand is one of the most important romanesque churches...

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Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 25 km (direction south-west)

Puy-de-Dome is the most famous, and most accessible of the Auvergne volcanoes and has...

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Chateldon

Chateldon

at 26 km (direction east)

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important part of its medieval castle...

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Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction east), in the Allier department

Charroux is a very quiet Auvergne village, unusual in the 'village centre' being a...

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Billom

Billom

at 27 km (direction south-south-east)

It is the half-timbered houses and medieval gateways that provide the charm in the...

See Billom guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 28 km (direction north-east), in the Allier department

The spa town of Vichy is best known for its bottled water and as...

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Thiers

Thiers

at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has a facscinating historical centre with...

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Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

With ancient narrow streets, an imposing church and its position on the side of...

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Courpiere

Courpiere

at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in the Livradois-Forez natural park...

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Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction south)

Montpeyroux is a small village now listed among the 'most beautiful in France' and...

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Markets in and near Varennes-sur-Morge

  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Maringues: market Monday (11km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (13km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (14km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (17km)
  • Gannat: market Saturday (18km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Lezoux: market Saturday (20km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (21km)

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Tourist attractions near Varennes-sur-Morge, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (31km)
  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (6km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (6km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (22km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Blanzat (15km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (16km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (24km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (28km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (39km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (31km)
  • Lac du Guery (46km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Varennes-sur-Morge is in the southern-centre of France at 19 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Varennes-sur-Morge is 330 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Varennes-sur-Morge

Canton: Ennezat

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63720

Distance to Varennes-sur-Morge

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 330 km

from Calais: 565 km

from Nice: 407 km

from Bordeaux: 318 km

from Strasbourg: 453 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Varennes-sur-Morge from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubiat, Beauregard-Vendon, Cellule, Clerlande, Davayat, Ennezat, Entraigues, La Moutade, Le Cheix, Martres-sur-Morge, Pessat-Villeneuve, Riom, Saint-Bonnet-Pres-Riom, Saint-Myon, Sardon, Surat and Thuret.

This page in French: Visiter Varennes-sur-Morge