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Varennes-sur-Teche tourism and travel guide

Photo of Varennes-sur-Teche in Allier

Photo is of Lapalisse at 9 km from Varennes-sur-Teche

Visit Varennes-sur-Teche: highlights and tourist information

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Varennes-sur-Teche is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lapalisse at 9 km and Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Varennes-sur-Teche, 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-sur-Teche in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 9 km (direction south)

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

See Lapalisse guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 26 km (direction west)

The quiet town of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule lacks major monuments but...

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 27 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vichy guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 33 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
 
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Moulins

Moulins

at 35 km (direction north-west)

In the historic centre of Moulins it is the cathedral that is...

See Moulins guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Charroux guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 40 km (direction south-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important part of...

See Chateldon guide
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

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

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

The Priory Church of Saint-Peter and Saint-Paul with the tombes of...

See Souvigny guide
Riom

Riom

at 62 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet regional town of Riom has several monuments of...

See Riom guide

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

Map of places to visit near Varennes-sur-Teche

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Markets in and near Varennes-sur-Teche

  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (9km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (20km)
  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (22km)
  • Cusset: market Saturday (25km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (27km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (28km)

More information about Varennes-sur-Teche, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Varennes-sur-Teche, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (32km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (37km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (41km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (40km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (41km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (43km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (50km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (22km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (20km)
 
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Geography and distances

Varennes-sur-Teche is in the south of France at 35 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Varennes-sur-Teche is 297 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Varennes-sur-Teche

Canton: Jaligny-sur-Besbre

Arrondissement: Vichy

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Varennes-sur-Teche

from Moulins (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 297 km

from Calais: 530 km

from Nice: 409 km

from Bordeaux: 367 km

from Strasbourg: 399 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chavroches, Cindre, Jaligny-sur-Besbre, Montcombroux-les-Mines, Servilly, Sorbier and Trezelles.

This page in French: Visiter Varennes-sur-Teche

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