Velaines tourism and travel guide

Photo of Velaines in Meuse

Photo is of Bar-le-Duc at 13 km from Velaines

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Velaines 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 Velaines in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bar-le-Duc at 13 km and Joinville at 31 km.

Velaines, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 13 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 31 km (direction south-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 40 km (direction south-east), 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

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Markets in and near Velaines

  • Ligny-en-Barrois: market Tuesday & Friday (3km)
  • Bar-le-Duc: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (13km)
  • Commercy: market Monday & Friday (22km)
  • Revigny-sur-Ornain: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Saint-Dizier: market Thursday & Sunday (27km)
  • Saint-Mihiel: market Saturday (27km)
  • Sermaize-les-Bains: market Sunday (29km)
  • Wassy: market Thursday (35km)
  • Toul: market Wednesday & Friday (44km)
  • Sainte-Menehould: market Monday (52km)

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Tourist attractions near Velaines, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Varenne (16km)
  • Parc de G. de Tréves (18km)
  • Le jardin de mon moulin (29km)
  • Le château du grand jardin (31km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de la Reine (36km)
  • Lac du Der-Chantecoq (42km)
  • Cotes de Meuse (43km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Ligny-en-Barrois (3km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Haussignemont (40km)
  • Beaulieu-en-Argonne (40km)
  • Rollainville (50km)

Geography and distances

Velaines is in the north-east of France at 13 kilometres from Bar-le-Duc, the department capital (general information: Velaines is 217 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Velaines

Canton: Ligny-en-Barrois

Arrondissement: Bar-le-Duc

Department: Meuse

Region: Lorraine

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 55500

Distance to Velaines

from Bar-le-Duc (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 217 km

from Calais: 351 km

from Nice: 576 km

from Bordeaux: 620 km

from Strasbourg: 180 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chanteraine, Givrauval, Guerpont, Ligny-en-Barrois, Maulan, Menaucourt, Nancois-sur-Ornain, Nant-le-Grand, Salmagne, Silmont, Tannois, Tronville-en-Barrois and Willeroncourt.

This page in French: Visiter Velaines