Argenton-sur-Creuse tourism and travel guide

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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

Argenton-sur-Creuse is situated in the Indre department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

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.

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Benoit-du-Sault at 18 km and Chateauroux at 29 km.

Argenton-sur-Creuse, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction south-east)

Gargilesse-Dampierre is a very small village, but also very pretty and in...

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction south-west)

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village' of Saint-Benoit-de-Sault quickly...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide


at 29 km (direction north-east)

A little remote from the main tourist routes, Chateauroux is quite a...

See Chateauroux guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is a perfect place...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide
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at 34 km (direction east)

The 18th century French manor house where George Sand lived is the...

See Nohant-Vic guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 36 km (direction east)

La Chatre is a small town and quick to explore - before...

See La Chatre guide


at 36 km (direction east)

Take a stroll through the grounds of the castle here in the...

See Saint-Chartier guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 38 km (direction south), in the Creuse department

La Souterraine is one of those 'hard to find' traditional French towns...

See La Souterraine guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vienne department

The pretty village of Angles sur l'Anglin and the river setting make...

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide


at 53 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

In the small town of Le Dorat you will enjoy exploring the...

See Le-Dorat guide


at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vienne department

Although it is quite a small town, there is a lot to...

See Montmorillon guide


at 56 km (direction north-east)

There are few important monuments here in Issoudun, but we enjoyed a...

See Issoudun guide

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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

What to do at Argenton-sur-Creuse? 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

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)


Geography and distances

Argenton-sur-Creuse is in the eastern-center of France at 29 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Argenton-sur-Creuse is 261 kilometres from Paris).

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

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


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