Thauvenay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Thauvenay in Cher



Visit Thauvenay: highlights and tourist information

Thauvenay is situated in the Cher (Loire Valley region) in the center of France at 43 km from Bourges, the department capital. (General information: Thauvenay is 177 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Charite-sur-Loire at 18 km and Guedelon at 38 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Thauvenay, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Thauvenay. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.


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Plan your visit to Thauvenay

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More information about Thauvenay & region

Markets in and near Thauvenay

Local markets

  • Saint-Satur: market Thursday (4km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (13km)
  • Vailly-sur-Sauldre: market Friday (23km)
  • Henrichemont: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Loire: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Baugy: market Friday (27km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Loire: market Thursday (33km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (36km)
  • Aubigny-sur-Nere: market Saturday all day (38km)
  • Briare: market Friday (40km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Thauvenay, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Thauvenay and wondering what to do next!

Heritage sites Abbatiale Notre-Dame de La Charité-sur-Loire (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (18km)

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Apremont-sur-Allier (48km)

National Monuments Palace Jacques Coeur (43km); Bourges Cathedral (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Sancerre (4km)

Churches or other religious monuments Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (20km); Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (39km); Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (46km)

Remarkable gardens Forgeneuve (41km); Les Prés Fichaux (43km); Parc floral d'Apremont (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé) (see also historical French towns) Bourges (43km)

Towns of Art and history Nevers (41km)

Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Pougues-les-Eaux (31km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Aubigny-sur-Nere (38km); Briare (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Thauvenay

Canton: Sancerre

Arrondissement: Bourges

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

Postcode: 18300

Distance to Thauvenay

from Bourges (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 177 km

from Calais: 412 km

from Nice: 527 km

from Bordeaux: 382 km

from Strasbourg: 390 km

Getting here

Thauvenay is in the center of France. Most visitors fly into Paris and rent a car or drive from one of the channel ports such as Caen or Le Havre, a drive af about 2-3 hours. For driving distances to Thauvenay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Thauvenay): Bue, Couargues, Gardefort, Menetreol-sous-Sancerre, Saint-Bouize, Saint-Satur, Sancerre, Tracy-sur-Loire, Verdigny and Vinon.

This page in French: Visitez Thauvenay