Vernon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Vernon: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Vernon has an attractive historic centre and sits on the banks of the River Seine near to Giverny

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Vernon. For detailed visitor information see the Vernon travel guide.

Vernon is situated in the Eure department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 25 kilometres from Evreux, the department capital (general information: Vernon is 69 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Roche-Guyon at 12 km and Chateau Gaillard at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vernon, 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 Vernon in Normandy.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Vernon

Markets in and near Vernon

Market days in Vernon: weekly market: Wednesday & Saturday all day;

  • Vernon: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (0km)
  • Bonnieres-sur-Seine: market Sunday (10km)
  • Pacy-sur-Eure: market Thursday (10km)
  • Gaillon: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Les Andelys: market Saturday all day (18km)
  • Buchelay: market Friday (19km)
  • Mantes-la-Jolie: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Mantes-la-Ville: market Thursday (22km)
  • Gamaches-en-Vexin: market Thursday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Ivry-la-Bataille: market Saturday (23km)

More information about Vernon, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Vernon, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villa Savoye (45km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vexin Francais (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais de Gisors (Gisors) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (42km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (44km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (45km)
  • Abbaye Saint Germer de Fly (Saint-Germer-de-Fly) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (50km)
  • Abbaye Saint Georges de Boscherville (Saint-Martin-de-Boscherville) (54km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Beauvais) (58km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du château de Saint-Just (4km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (5km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (5km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (16km)
  • Les jardins du château de Miserey (16km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (18km)
  • Jardins du château de Vandrimare (33km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (35km)
  • Jardin Plume (41km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (43km)
  • Jardins du château du Champ de Bataille (45km)
  • Parc du manoir de Villers (51km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Georges (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale des Larris et Tourbières de Saint-Pierre-es-Champs (42km)
  • Forêt du Parc de Saint-Quentin (57km)
  • Plan d'eau du Canada (59km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (60km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Elbeuf (40km)
  • Rouen (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (35km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Vernon

Canton: Vernon

Arrondissement: Évreux

Department: Eure

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 27200

Distance to Vernon

from Evreux (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 69 km

from Calais: 208 km

from Nice: 746 km

from Bordeaux: 498 km

from Strasbourg: 463 km

Getting here

Vernon is in the north of France. Most visitors arrive by car, often from the ferry ports at Cherbourg or Caen on the coast here For driving distances to Vernon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blaru, Bois-Jerome-Saint-Ouen, Douains, Giverny, La Heuniere, Limetz-Villez, Mercey, Port-Villez, Pressagny-l'Orgueilleux, Saint-Etienne-sous-Bailleul, Saint-Just, Saint-Marcel, Saint-Pierre-d'Autils, Saint-Pierre-de-Bailleul and Saint-Vincent-Des-Bois.

This page in French: Visiter Vernon