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Arpheuilles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Arpheuilles in Indre

Photo is of Brenne Regional Natural Park at 17 km from Arpheuilles

Visit Arpheuilles: highlights and tourist information

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Arpheuilles is situated in the Indre department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Brenne Regional Natural Park at 17 km and Montresor at 29 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Arpheuilles, 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 Arpheuilles in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

On the Indrois river, it is the quaint old town, the castle...

See Montresor guide


at 31 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Numerous historic monuments make the citadel in Loches a very interesting place...

See Loches guide


at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateauroux guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 36 km (direction north-east)

The renaissance style castle and formal gardens make the Chateau de Valencay...

See Chateau de Valencay guide


at 36 km (direction north-east)

The castle is the main attraction in Valencay, but we also suggest...

See Valencay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vienne department

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vienne department

The castle donjon and the medieval gateway are the main historical monuments...

See La Roche-Posay guide


at 39 km (direction south-east)

There are several churches of interest here in Argenton-sur-Creuse, and a very...

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide


Heritage Site at 49 km (direction south-west), in the Vienne department

The highlight here is of course the Abbey of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe, certainly the...

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 50 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The perfectly lovely Chateau-de-Chenonceau includes a renaissance gallery across the river and...

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction south-east)

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide


at 61 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vienne department

We especially enjoyed exploring the castles along the hilltop when visiting Chauvigny...

See Chauvigny guide

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

Map of places to visit near Arpheuilles


Markets in and near Arpheuilles

  • Palluau-sur-Indre: market Sunday (6km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (10km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (11km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Indre: market Friday (12km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (27km)
  • Levroux: market Monday (27km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (32km)
  • Loches: market Wednesday all day & Saturday (33km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (34km)

Hotels near Arpheuilles

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Tourist attractions near Arpheuilles, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (53km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (25km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (39km)

Geography and distances

Arpheuilles is in the eastern-center of France at 33 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Arpheuilles is 231 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Arpheuilles

Canton: Châtillon-sur-Indre

Arrondissement: Châteauroux

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36700

Distance to Arpheuilles

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 231 km

from Calais: 452 km

from Nice: 588 km

from Bordeaux: 271 km

from Strasbourg: 519 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 Arpheuilles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Clion, Palluau-sur-Indre, Saint-Genou, Sainte-Gemme and Saulnay.

This page in French: Visiter Arpheuilles

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