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Varetz tourism and travel guide

Photo of Varetz in Correze

Photo is of Les Jardins de Colette at 1 km from Varetz

Visit Varetz: highlights and tourist information

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Varetz is situated in the Correze department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Attractions in Varetz

The Jardins de Colette is a garden which represents the life of Colette in a series of gardens.: Les Jardins de Colette

Popular places to visit nearby include Les Jardins de Colette at 1 km and Donzenac at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Varetz, 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 Varetz in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Les Jardins de Colette

Les Jardins de Colette

Garden at 1 km (direction south-east)

The Jardins de Colette is a garden which represents the life...

See Les Jardins de Colette guide


at 7 km (direction east-north-east)

Both the medieval centre of Donzenac and the steep wooded slopes...

See Donzenac guide


at 14 km (direction west-south-west), in the Dordogne department

The quiet town of Terrasson in the north of...

See Terrasson guide
Les Jardins de l'Imaginaire

Les Jardins de l'Imaginaire

Garden at 14 km (direction west-south-west), in the Dordogne department

The Jardins de l'Imaginaire is a lovely contemporary garden in the Dordogne...

See Les Jardins de l'Imaginaire guide


at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

Centred around the 12th century Church of Saint-Robert, Saint-Robert is classed among...

See Saint-Robert guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction south-east)

The medieval village at Turenne still also has two...

See Turenne guide
Badefols d'Ans

Badefols d'Ans

at 20 km (direction west), in the Dordogne department

Badefols d'Ans is a small village around a castle and church...

See Badefols d'Ans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west-south-west), in the Dordogne department

The village of Saint-Amand-de-Coly is one of the prettiest...

See Saint-Amand-de-Coly guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

The village of Collonges-le-Rouge is very distinctive, being built...

See Collonges-la-Rouge guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

Meyssac is a village in Correze with an interesting historic centre...

See Meyssac guide
Chateau de Hautefort

Chateau de Hautefort

Castle at 25 km (direction west-north-west), in the Dordogne department

At Chateau de Hautefort you can see a vey imposing castle...

See Chateau de Hautefort guide
Arboretum Al Gaulhia

Arboretum Al Gaulhia

Garden at 25 km (direction north-east)

The Arboretum Al Gaulhia is a 10 hectare arboretum...

See Arboretum Al Gaulhia guide


at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

The area around the cathedral and the river frontage in...

See Tulle guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

The Vézère Valley below and the numerous historic monuments...

See Uzerche guide

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

Map of places to visit near Varetz


Markets in and near Varetz

  • Allassac: market Wednesday & Friday (7km)
  • Brive-la-Gaillarde: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Saturday all day (8km)
  • Objat: market Sunday (8km)
  • Terrasson: market Thursday (14km)
  • Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare: market Friday (19km)
  • Meyssac: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Tulle: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Thenon: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)

More information about Varetz, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Varetz, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche (40km)
  • Gourdon (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (21km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (38km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (39km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (42km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (48km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (48km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (14km)
  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (25km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (26km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (31km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (47km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (47km)
  • Jardin de Conty (53km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (57km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (46km)

Geography and distances

Varetz is in the southern-centre of France at 26 kilometres from Tulle, the department capital (general information: Varetz is 413 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Varetz

Canton: Malemort-sur-Corrèze

Arrondissement: Brive-la-Gaillarde

Department: Correze

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 19240

Distance to Varetz

from Tulle (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 413 km

from Calais: 641 km

from Nice: 491 km

from Bordeaux: 164 km

from Strasbourg: 609 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Varetz from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Donzenac, Mansac, Saint-Aulaire, Saint-Pantaleon-de-Larche, Saint-Viance, Ussac and Yssandon.

This page in French: Visiter Varetz

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