Vers tourism and travel guide

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Visit Vers: highlights and tourist information

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Vers is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 31 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Vers is 315 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Tournus at 5 km and Brancion at 7 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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Vers

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)

More information about Vers, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Vers, France

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Vers is in the eastern-center of France. 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