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Photo is of Tournus at 5 km from Vers

Visit Vers: highlights and tourist information

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Vers is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tournus at 5 km and Tournus abbey at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vers, 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 Vers in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Tournus

Tournus

at 5 km (direction east-south-east)

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but you will...

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 5 km (direction east-south-east)

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in roman style...

See Tournus abbey guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 7 km (direction south-west)

Quiet now, in the 15th century Brancion was an important regional centre...

See Brancion guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

The beautifully decorated and furnished Cormatin Chateau, from the 17th century, is...

See Cormatin guide
 
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Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

The pedestrianised town centre and cathedral will form the centre of your...

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 22 km (direction south-west)

As well as one of the most visited abbeys in France Cluny...

See Cluny guide
Macon

Macon

at 31 km (direction south)

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit to...

See Macon guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great rock-cliff behind the...

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 49 km (direction south-south-west), in the Cote d'Or department

Beaune is the centre of the famous wine region of the same...

See Beaune guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 51 km (direction south-east), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse, allow...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Autun

Autun

at 59 km (direction west-north-west)

After exploring Autun with its old town, cathedral and roman ruins you...

See Autun guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Saone-et-Loire

Map of places to visit near Vers

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Markets in and near Vers

  • Tournus: market Saturday (4km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (6km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (17km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (22km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (23km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (24km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (28km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (31km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Vers, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (33km)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (51km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (4km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (22km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (25km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (46km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (52km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - la Seille (9km)
  • Seille (Saône) (9km)
  • Roche de Solutré (33km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (47km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (32km)
  • Vonnas (42km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vers is in the eastern-center of France at 31 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Vers is 315 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vers

Canton: Sennecey-le-Grand

Arrondissement: Chalon-sur-Saône

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71240

Distance to Vers

from Macon (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 315 km

from Calais: 533 km

from Nice: 372 km

from Bordeaux: 464 km

from Strasbourg: 311 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into one of the Paris airports and hire a car or drive from a channel ferry port - allow about 6 - 7 hours. For driving distances to Vers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boyer, Etrigny, Jugy, La Chapelle-sous-Brancion, Lacrost, Le Villars, Mancey, Martailly-les-Brancion, Montceaux-Ragny, Nanton, Ozenay, Plottes, Royer and Tournus.

This page in French: Visiter Vers

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