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Assigny tourism and travel guide

Photo of Assigny in Cher

Photo is of Sancerre at 12 km from Assigny

Visit Assigny: highlights and tourist information

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Assigny is situated in the Cher department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sancerre at 12 km and Briare at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Assigny, 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 Assigny in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 12 km (direction south-east)

The pretty village of Sancerre is best known for the famous wines...

See Sancerre guide


at 23 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

With the Loire River and the Canal de Briare crossing in...

See Briare guide


at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

It is the multi-turreted castle and the Scottish connection...

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide


at 30 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loiret department

To the east of the main Loire Valley, the...

See Gien guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 34 km (direction south-east), in the Nievre department

In La Charité-sur-Loire you can visit the abbey church and other...

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide


at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

At the remarkable site of Guedelon an entire medieval castle...

See Guedelon guide


at 47 km (direction south-west)

Although Bourges is known for its stunning cathedral, it also has...

See Bourges guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 47 km (direction south-west)

The cathedral in Bourges is a 13th century building with...

See Bourges Cathedral guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 47 km (direction south-west)

The Palais Jacques-Coeur is a charming medieval palace with impressive...

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 51 km (direction west-south-west)

The castle and the 11th century Collegiale Notre-Dame are...

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide
Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Abbey at 54 km (direction north-west), in the Loiret department

Fans of romanesque architecture will appreciate the many period...

See Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey guide


at 57 km (direction south-east), in the Nievre department

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments and houses dating...

See Nevers guide

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

Map of places to visit near Assigny


Markets in and near Assigny

  • Vailly-sur-Sauldre: market Friday (8km)
  • Saint-Satur: market Thursday (12km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (13km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Loire: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Loire: market Thursday (18km)
  • Henrichemont: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Briare: market Friday (25km)
  • Aubigny-sur-Nere: market Saturday all day (25km)
  • Gien: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Bleneau: market Tuesday (33km)

More information about Assigny, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Assigny, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (39km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Assigny is in the center of France at 47 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Assigny is 162 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Assigny

Canton: Vailly-sur-Sauldre

Arrondissement: Bourges

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18260

Distance to Assigny

from Bourges (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 162 km

from Calais: 397 km

from Nice: 543 km

from Bordeaux: 386 km

from Strasbourg: 393 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Jars, Le Noyer, Sainte-Gemme-en-Sancerrois, Savigny-en-Sancerre, Subligny and Sury-Es-Bois.

This page in French: Visiter Assigny

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