Velye tourism and travel guide

Photo of Velye in Marne

Visit Velye: highlights and tourist information

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Velye is situated in the Marne department and Champagne-Ardenne region (now part of the Grand-Est region), in the north-east of France at 19 kilometres from Chalons-en-Champagne, the department capital (general information: Velye is 130 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chalons-en-Champagne at 19 km and Epernay at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Velye, 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 Velye in Grand-Est.

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

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

Map of places to visit near Velye

Markets in and near Velye

  • Fere-Champenoise: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Chalons-en-Champagne: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (18km)
  • Epernay: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (21km)
  • Ay: market Friday (21km)
  • Sezanne: market Saturday all day (35km)
  • Plancy-l'Abbaye: market Tuesday (37km)
  • Vitry-le-Francois: market Thursday & Saturday all day (38km)
  • Arcis-sur-Aube: market Friday (39km)
  • Dormans: market Saturday (41km)
  • Reims: market Every day (42km)

More information about Velye, Champagne-Ardenne

Tourist attractions near Velye, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Velye.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Tau Palace (42km)
  • Towers of Reims Cathedral (42km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Montagne-de-Reims (29km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Reims (Reims) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique de la Presle (31km)
  • Entre Cour et Jardin (35km)
  • Jardin botanique de Marnay-sur-Seine (59km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Traconne (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Oger (12km)
  • Haussimont (16km)
  • Saint-Martin-sur-le-Pre (18km)
  • Rilly-la-Montagne (31km)
  • Mourmelon-le-Grand (33km)
  • Baconnes (34km)
  • Chamery (34km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Velye

Canton: Vertus

Arrondissement: Châlons-en-Champagne

Department: Marne

Region: Champagne-Ardenne

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 51130

Distance to Velye

from Chalons-en-Champagne (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 130 km

from Calais: 281 km

from Nice: 625 km

from Bordeaux: 575 km

from Strasbourg: 267 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chaintrix-Bierges, Germinon, Rouffy, Saint-Mard-les-Rouffy, Soudron, Trecon, Villeseneux and Vouzy.

This page in French: Visiter Velye