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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Nièvre

Varzy - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Nièvre

Geographical information

Latitude47.3587350 (N 47° 21’ 31”)
Longitude3.3880360 (E 3° 23’ 17”)
AltitudeFrom 197m to 367m
Surface area41.18 km²
Population1425 inhabitants
Density34 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNevers (40 mi, 54 min)
Insee code58304
IntercommunalityCC Haut Nivernais-Val d'Yonne
TerritoryBurgundy, Nivernais

Nearest cities & towns

Villiers-le-Sec2.5 mi (5 min)
Oudan2.5 mi (6 min)
Saint-Pierre-du-Mont3.7 mi (7 min)
Courcelles3.7 mi (9 min)
Cuncy-lès-Varzy3.9 mi (9 min)
Parigny-la-Rose4 mi (11 min)
Marcy4 mi (9 min)
La Chapelle-Saint-André4.3 mi (11 min)
Champlemy5.7 mi (8 min)
Corvol-d'Embernard5.8 mi (13 min)
Corvol-l'Orgueilleux6.2 mi (13 min)
Ouagne6.7 mi (14 min)
Beuvron6.8 mi (17 min)
Chazeuil7 mi (16 min)

Things to see and do

Varzy, old favorite residence of the bishops of Auxerre (château. ..).

The Saint-Lazare in the forest, the only vestige of the former leper colony.

Varzy, which was a place of pilgrimage in the Middle Ages continues to welcome pilgrims on the way to Saint-Jacques de Compostela.

The original wash-trough (IMH) Sainte-Eugénie throne in the heart of town.

Fishing the mill pond Naudin (camping ground open in summer).

Places of interest

Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Market: every Thursday morning and Sunday morning in the summer.

Fair was on the last Sunday of July.

Agricultural fair of Saint-Georges.

Flea: the last Sunday in June and July and the last Sunday of September.


Church of Saint-Pierre-ès-Liens
Church of Saint-Pierre-ès-Liens
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Wash of Varzy
Wash of Varzy
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Delangle Street
Delangle Street
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Entrance to the Auguste Grasset museum
Entrance to the Auguste Grasset museum
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Saint Lazare Chapel
Saint Lazare Chapel
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Saint Lazare Chapel
Saint Lazare Chapel
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Sunday 19 march
Min. 0°C - Max. 12°C
Monday 20 march
Min. -1°C - Max. 14°C
Tuesday 21 march
Min. 0°C - Max. 15°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

12 circuits of hiking on the canton (topo guide), whose three marked out circuits depart from Varzy, allow to take advantage of the surrounding nature (hills, forest...).

Marked mountain bike trails.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Visit the remarkable garden of Corbelin
Culture and education5 € to 6 € La Chapelle-Saint-André (3.1 mi)
Visit of a mill of flour to the stone wheel
Local flavoursFreeMenestreau (8.6 mi)
Escape Game
Entertainment90 € to 120 € Nevers (28 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Circuit of the Three Valleys
Mountain bike itineraryIntermediate4h00Varzy
Champlemy - Nolay
HikeIntermediate6h00Champlemy (5.3 mi)
Cultural tour around Entrains-sur-Nohain
Car itineraryEasy6h00Entrains-sur-Nohain (9.5 mi)
Walk along the Nivernais canal
HikeIntermediate3h00Corbigny (15.6 mi)
Around Châtillon-en-Bazois
HikeEasy2h00Châtillon-en-Bazois (25 mi)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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