Varzy tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Clamecy at 15 km from Varzy

Visit Varzy: highlights and tourist information

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Varzy 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 Varzy in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Clamecy at 15 km and Corbigny at 25 km.

Varzy, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Clamecy

Clamecy

at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

See Clamecy guide
Corbigny

Corbigny

at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Corbigny guide
Vezelay

Vezelay

Heritage Site at 30 km (direction east-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 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

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Guedelon

Guedelon

at 30 km (direction north-west), in the Yonne department

At the remarkable site of Guedelon an entire medieval castle is being reconstructed using...

See Guedelon guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide
Sancerre

Sancerre

at 41 km (direction west), in the Cher department

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

See Sancerre guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 42 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

Avallon is a very pleasant town to explore with some very imposing medieval buildings,...

See Avallon guide
Nevers

Nevers

at 44 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Nevers guide
Auxerre

Auxerre

at 51 km (direction north-north-east), in the Yonne department

With its cathedral and churches, and extensive historic centre with half-timbered houses and an...

See Auxerre guide
Montreal

Montreal

at 53 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

Behind its fortified entrance, the small village of Montreal is a very unspoiled medieval...

See Montreal guide
Briare

Briare

at 58 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loiret department

With the Loire River and the Canal de Briare crossing in the centre of...

See Briare guide
Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 59 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

The half-timbered houses and riverside setting make Noyers-sur-Serein one of our favourite small towns...

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Markets in and near Varzy

  • Clamecy: market Saturday (15km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (25km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (35km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (39km)
  • Saint-Satur: market Thursday (40km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (42km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (42km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (43km)
  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (44km)

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Tourist attractions near Varzy, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (18km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (39km)
  • Forgeneuve (42km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Varzy is in the eastern-center of France at 44 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Varzy is 184 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Varzy

Canton: Varzy

Arrondissement: Clamecy

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58210

Distance to Varzy

from Nevers (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 184 km

from Calais: 415 km

from Nice: 506 km

from Bordeaux: 415 km

from Strasbourg: 352 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 Varzy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Courcelles, Cuncy-les-Varzy, La Chapelle-Saint-Andre, Marcy, Oudan, Parigny-la-Rose, Saint-Pierre-du-Mont and Villiers-le-Sec.

This page in French: Visiter Varzy