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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

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Varennes-Vauzelles is situated in the Nievre department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 7 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Varennes-Vauzelles is 209 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Nevers at 6 km and La Charite-sur-Loire at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Varennes-Vauzelles, 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-Vauzelles in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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


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

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

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

Varennes-Vauzelles is in the eastern-center of France. 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

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