Varennes-Vauzelles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Varennes-Vauzelles in Nievre

Photo is of Nevers at 6 km from Varennes-Vauzelles

Visit Varennes-Vauzelles: highlights and tourist information

To Visit Attractions Book hotels, car hire, flights

Varennes-Vauzelles is situated in the Nievre department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté 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-Vauzelles in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Nevers at 6 km and La Charite-sur-Loire at 17 km.

Varennes-Vauzelles, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction south)

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments and houses dating from the...

See Nevers guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 17 km (direction north-west)

In La Charité-sur-Loire you can visit the abbey church and other monastery buildings...

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction south-south-west), in the Cher department

The story of the renewal of Apremont-sur-Allier is fascinating, and leads us to the...

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide


at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Cher department

The pretty village of Sancerre is best known for the famous wines of the...

See Sancerre guide


at 47 km (direction east-north-east)

Corbigny, on the edge of the Morvan Regional Parc, includes an abbey among its...

See Corbigny guide


at 53 km (direction north-east)

The Collegiale Saint-Martin is the principal monument here in the historic centre of Clamecy...

See Clamecy guide


Heritage Site at 65 km (direction north-east), in the Yonne department

Even if it didn't have one of the most famous abbeys in France, Vezelay...

See Vezelay guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 65 km (direction north-east), in the Yonne department

The basilica in Vézelay is a monumental example of roman style architecture, with 12th...

See Vézelay basilica guide

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

Arrange a visit to Varennes-Vauzelles

Book hotels, car hire and flights

Organise your visit using the options shown...

Hotels in Varennes-Vauzelles best prices

See Varennes-Vauzelles hotels

Reserve excursions

Map of places to visit near Varennes-Vauzelles


Markets in and near Varennes-Vauzelles

  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (6km)
  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (7km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (30km)
  • La Machine: market Saturday (30km)
  • Baugy: market Friday (32km)
  • Decize: market Friday (34km)
  • Saint-Satur: market Thursday (39km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (39km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (43km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (46km)

More information about Varennes-Vauzelles, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Varennes-Vauzelles, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (39km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Forgeneuve (6km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (18km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (39km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (40km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (4km)

Geography and distances

Varennes-Vauzelles is in the eastern-center of France at 7 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Varennes-Vauzelles is 209 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Varennes-Vauzelles

Canton: Guérigny

Arrondissement: Nevers

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58640

Distance to Varennes-Vauzelles

from Nevers (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 209 km

from Calais: 443 km

from Nice: 492 km

from Bordeaux: 379 km

from Strasbourg: 383 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into one of the Paris airports and hire a car or drive from a channel ferry port, operhaps Calais or Dunkirk at about 5 - 6 hours. For driving distances to Varennes-Vauzelles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Coulanges-les-Nevers, Fourchambault, Garchizy, Guerigny, Parigny-les-Vaux, Pougues-les-Eaux, Saint-Martin-d'Heuille and Urzy.

This page in French: Visiter Varennes-Vauzelles