Arthon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Arthon in Indre

Visit Arthon: highlights and tourist information

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Arthon 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 13 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Arthon is 245 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateauroux at 13 km and Argenton-sur-Creuse at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Arthon, 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 Arthon 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 Arthon

Markets in and near Arthon

  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (12km)
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (18km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (22km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (31km)
  • Levroux: market Monday (33km)
  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (36km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (37km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (40km)
  • Palluau-sur-Indre: market Sunday (40km)

More information about Arthon, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Arthon, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (23km)
  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Brenne (36km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (21km)
  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (34km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (39km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (36km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Eguzon-Chantome (29km)
  • Vatan (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chateauroux (12km)
  • Issoudun (36km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Arthon

Canton: Ardentes

Arrondissement: Châteauroux

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36330

Distance to Arthon

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 245 km

from Calais: 473 km

from Nice: 549 km

from Bordeaux: 271 km

from Strasbourg: 500 km

Getting here

Arthon 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 Arthon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Velles.

This page in French: Visiter Arthon