Vaucouleurs tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vaucouleurs in Meuse

Photo is of Domremy-le-Pucelle at 18 km from Vaucouleurs

Visit Vaucouleurs: highlights and tourist information

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Vaucouleurs is situated in the Meuse department and Grand-Est region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Vaucouleurs in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Domremy-le-Pucelle at 18 km and Nancy at 39 km.

Vaucouleurs, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 18 km (direction south), in the Vosges department

The village of Domrémy-la-Pucelle is known because it was the birthplace of Joan of...

See Domremy-le-Pucelle guide


at 39 km (direction east), in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department

The centre of Nancy around Place Stanislaus is impressive enough to be classed as...

See Nancy guide


at 42 km (direction west-north-west)

In the upper town of Bar-le-Duc you can find good examples of both medieval...

See Bar-le-Duc guide


at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Marne department

Garden enthusiasts will want to visit Joinville to see the extensive gardens of the...

See Joinville guide


at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Vosges department

Mirecourt is best known for its museums dedicated to Mechanical Instruments and to violins...

See Mirecourt guide

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Map of places to visit near Vaucouleurs


Markets in and near Vaucouleurs

  • Toul: market Wednesday & Friday (18km)
  • Commercy: market Monday & Friday (18km)
  • Ligny-en-Barrois: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Neuves-Maisons: market Saturday (32km)
  • Saint-Mihiel: market Saturday (33km)
  • Nancy: market Wednesday all day & Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday & Friday all day (38km)
  • Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy: market Sunday (38km)
  • Pompey: market Thursday (38km)
  • Dieulouard: market Tuesday (40km)
  • Tomblaine: market Sunday (41km)

More information about Vaucouleurs, Lorraine

Tourist attractions near Vaucouleurs, France

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


  • Muséum-aquarium de Nancy (40km)

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Lorraine (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique du Montet (36km)
  • Parc Sainte-Marie (38km)
  • Parc du château de Fléville-devant-Nancy (39km)
  • Jardin Alexandre-Godron (40km)
  • Le jardin de mon moulin (40km)
  • Le château du grand jardin (43km)
  • Parc de la Varenne (44km)
  • Parc de G. de Tréves (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cotes de Meuse (20km)
  • Foret de la Reine (22km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Ligny-en-Barrois (27km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Rollainville (28km)
  • Gelaucourt (29km)
  • Vittel (50km)

Geography and distances

Vaucouleurs is in the north-east of France at 42 kilometres from Bar-le-Duc, the department capital (general information: Vaucouleurs is 245 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vaucouleurs

Canton: Vaucouleurs

Arrondissement: Commercy

Department: Meuse

Region: Lorraine

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 55140

Distance to Vaucouleurs

from Bar-le-Duc (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 245 km

from Calais: 378 km

from Nice: 559 km

from Bordeaux: 634 km

from Strasbourg: 153 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Burey-en-Vaux, Chalaines, Gibeaumeix, Montigny-les-Vaucouleurs, Neuville-les-Vaucouleurs, Rigny-la-Salle, Rigny-Saint-Martin, Saint-Germain-sur-Meuse, Sauvoy, Sepvigny, Ugny-sur-Meuse and Uruffe.

This page in French: Visiter Vaucouleurs