Beaulieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Beaulieu in Indre

Photo is of Saint-Benoit-du-Sault at 9 km from Beaulieu

Visit Beaulieu: highlights and tourist information

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Benoit-du-Sault at 9 km and La Souterraine at 22 km.

Beaulieu, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

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

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

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 22 km (direction south-east), in the Creuse department

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

See La Souterraine guide
Le-Dorat

Le-Dorat

at 26 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Le-Dorat guide
Gargilesse-Dampierre

Gargilesse-Dampierre

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide
 
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Argenton-sur-Creuse

Argenton-sur-Creuse

at 28 km (direction north-east)

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide
Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 34 km (direction west), in the Vienne department

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

See Montmorillon guide
Bellac

Bellac

at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The small market town of Bellac has some medieval houses of interest, and a...

See Bellac guide
Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 37 km (direction south), in the Haute-Vienne department

The Lac de Saint-Pardoux s a large leisure lake in the Haute-Vienne department...

See Lac de Saint-Pardoux guide
Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vienne department

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide
Mortemart

Mortemart

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

Now listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', Mortemart is a very pleasant...

See Mortemart guide
Angles-sur-l\'Anglin

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction north-west), in the Vienne department

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Montrol-Senard

Montrol-Senard

at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

Montrol-Senard is a traditional Limousin village which has been turned into an ecomuseum....

See Montrol-Senard guide
Chateauroux

Chateauroux

at 55 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateauroux guide

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Markets in and near Beaulieu

  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (27km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (29km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (33km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (39km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (49km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (58km)

More information about Beaulieu, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Beaulieu, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (24km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Beaulieu is in the eastern-center of France at 55 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Beaulieu is 285 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Beaulieu

Canton: Saint-Benoît-du-Sault

Arrondissement: Blanc

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36310

Distance to Beaulieu

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 285 km

from Calais: 509 km

from Nice: 555 km

from Bordeaux: 226 km

from Strasbourg: 542 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 Beaulieu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chaillac, Cromac, Jouac and Saint-Georges-les-Landes.

This page in French: Visiter Beaulieu