Aubigny-sur-Nere tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: It is the multi-turreted castle and the Scottish connection that explain the popularity of Aubigny-sur-Nère

Aubigny-sur-Nere is situated in the Cher department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Important note

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

Tourist classifications for Aubigny-sur-Nere include "ville fleurie 4*".

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Aubigny-sur-Nere in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Briare at 28 km and Sancerre at 35 km.

Aubigny-sur-Nere, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 26 km (direction north-east), in the Loiret department

To the east of the main Loire Valley, the view across the bridge to...

See Gien guide


at 28 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Briare guide


at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sancerre guide
Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Abbey at 37 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loiret department

Fans of romanesque architecture will appreciate the many period features in the 12th century...

See Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

The castle and the 11th century Collegiale Notre-Dame are among several sights of importance...

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 45 km (direction south)

The Palais Jacques-Coeur is a charming medieval palace with impressive rooms and fireplaces in...

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 45 km (direction south)

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

See Bourges guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 45 km (direction south)

The cathedral in Bourges is a 13th century building with remarkable stonework and impressive...

See Bourges Cathedral guide
Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Garden at 55 km (direction north-west), in the Loiret department

The Parc Floral de la Source is an extensive park to the south of...

See Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 56 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nievre department

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

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide
Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral at 61 km (direction north-west), in the Loiret department

The carvings and grandeur of the western facade are the highlight of the 17th...

See Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans guide


at 61 km (direction north-west), in the Loiret department

The large town of Orleans has a great deal to recommend it: a famous...

See Orleans guide
Hotel Groslot

Hotel Groslot

at 61 km (direction north-west), in the Loiret department

The Hotel Groslot is a beautiful mansion close to the cathedral in Orleans....

See Hotel Groslot guide

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Markets in and near Aubigny-sur-Nere

Market days in Aubigny-sur-Nere: weekly market: Saturday all day;

  • Aubigny-sur-Nere: market Saturday all day (0km)
  • Vailly-sur-Sauldre: market Friday (16km)
  • Henrichemont: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Loire: market Thursday (26km)
  • Gien: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Briare: market Friday (28km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Loire: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Salbris: market Thursday & Saturday (30km)
  • Sully-sur-Loire: market Monday all day (31km)
  • Nouan-le-Fuzelier: market Wednesday (31km)

More information about Aubigny-sur-Nere, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Aubigny-sur-Nere, France

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

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 (40km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (45km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (45km)
  • Parc Floral de la Source (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Pierrefitte-sur-Sauldre (22km)
  • Briare (28km)
  • Saint-Cyr-en-Val (52km)
  • Olivet (58km)

Geography and distances

Aubigny-sur-Nere is in the center of France at 45 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Aubigny-sur-Nere is 152 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Aubigny-sur-Nere

Canton: Aubigny-sur-Nère

Arrondissement: Vierzon

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18700

Distance to Aubigny-sur-Nere

from Bourges (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 152 km

from Calais: 387 km

from Nice: 564 km

from Bordeaux: 375 km

from Strasbourg: 413 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 Aubigny-sur-Nere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

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

This page in French: Visiter Aubigny-sur-Nere