Verze tourism and travel guide

Photo of Verze in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Cluny at 9 km from Verze

Visit Verze: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Verze in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cluny at 9 km and Solutre-Pouilly at 9 km.

Verze, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Cluny

Cluny

at 9 km (direction north-west)

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

See Cluny guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 9 km (direction south)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Macon

Macon

at 11 km (direction south-east)

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit to nearby Lamartine's...

See Macon guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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Cormatin

Cormatin

at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Tournus

Tournus

at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

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Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 30 km (direction south), in the Rhone department

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple of sites of interest...

See Belleville guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 42 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 46 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 47 km (direction south-east), in the Ain department

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for fishing and bird-watching...

See Dombes guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 48 km (direction west)

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in the romanesque style...

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 48 km (direction west)

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the pretty setting make the Basilica...

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Trevoux

Trevoux

at 49 km (direction south), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several historical monuments paying testament to...

See Trevoux guide

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Markets in and near Verze

  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (8km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (8km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (11km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (17km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (23km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (25km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (27km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Verze, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (9km)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (33km)
  • Charlieu (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (3km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (9km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (20km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (44km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (48km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (33km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (33km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (35km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (42km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (44km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (9km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (22km)
  • Seille (Saône) (22km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (11km)
  • Vonnas (27km)
 
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Geography and distances

Verze is in the eastern-center of France at 11 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Verze is 329 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Verze

Canton: Mâcon-Nord

Arrondissement: Mâcon

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71960

Distance to Verze

from Macon (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 329 km

from Calais: 551 km

from Nice: 358 km

from Bordeaux: 447 km

from Strasbourg: 334 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 Verze from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aze, Berze-la-Ville, Berze-le-Chatel, Bussieres, Hurigny, Ige, La Roche-Vineuse, Laize, Milly-Lamartine, Pierreclos, Prisse, Saint-Maurice-de-Satonnay and Sologny.

This page in French: Visiter Verze