Argenton-sur-Creuse tourism and travel guide

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Visit Argenton-sur-Creuse: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: There are several churches of interest here in Argenton-sur-Creuse, and a very pretty walk along the banks of the Creuse river

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Argenton-sur-Creuse. For detailed visitor information see the Argenton-sur-Creuse travel guide.

Argenton-sur-Creuse is situated in the Indre department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the eastern-center of France at 29 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Argenton-sur-Creuse is 261 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Benoit-du-Sault at 18 km and Chateauroux at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Argenton-sur-Creuse, 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 Argenton-sur-Creuse in Centre-Loire Valley.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Indre

Map of places to visit near Argenton-sur-Creuse

Markets in and near Argenton-sur-Creuse

Market days in Argenton-sur-Creuse: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (0km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (10km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (29km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (36km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (36km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (36km)
  • Palluau-sur-Indre: market Sunday (44km)
  • Levroux: market Monday (45km)
  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (55km)

More information about Argenton-sur-Creuse, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Argenton-sur-Creuse, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Argenton-sur-Creuse.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Brenne (25km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (22km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (25km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chateauroux (29km)
  • Issoudun (55km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Argenton-sur-Creuse

Canton: Argenton-sur-Creuse

Arrondissement: Châteauroux

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36200

Distance to Argenton-sur-Creuse

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 261 km

from Calais: 487 km

from Nice: 552 km

from Bordeaux: 253 km

from Strasbourg: 517 km

Getting here

Argenton-sur-Creuse is in the eastern-center of France. Most visitors fly into a Paris airport and drive from there or arrive in a cross-channel port with Le Havre and Caen about 3-4 hours distance in the car. For driving distances to Argenton-sur-Creuse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Badecon-le-Pin, Le Menoux, Le Pechereau, Pont-Chretien-Chabenet and Saint-Marcel.

This page in French: Visiter Argenton-sur-Creuse