Beddes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Culan at 12 km from Beddes

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Beddes is situated in the Cher 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 Beddes in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Culan at 12 km and La Chatre at 17 km.

Beddes, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

The castle at Culan is one of the most interesting in the quiet Cher...

See Culan guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 17 km (direction west), in the Indre department

La Chatre is a small town and quick to explore - before setting off...

See La Chatre guide


at 19 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

Take a stroll through the grounds of the castle here in the quiet town...

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 20 km (direction west), in the Indre department

The 18th century French manor house where George Sand lived is the main attraction...

See Nohant-Vic guide


at 40 km (direction east), in the Allier department

The ruined castle and the historic centre along the banks of the Aumance river...

See Herisson guide


at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Allier department

Periods of prosperity in the 12th, 15th and 19th centuries have each contributed monuments...

See Montlucon guide


at 43 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre department

There are few important monuments here in Issoudun, but we enjoyed a stroll around...

See Issoudun guide


at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Chateauroux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction west), in the Indre department

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide

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Map of places to visit near Beddes


Markets in and near Beddes

  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (5km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (16km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (29km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (37km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (41km)
  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (42km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (42km)
  • Saint-Florent-sur-Cher: market Friday & (43km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (45km)

More information about Beddes, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Beddes, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (31km)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (18km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (2km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (20km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (24km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (25km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (4km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (14km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (20km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (25km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (36km)
  • Foret de Troncais (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Beddes is in the center of France at 55 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Beddes is 250 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Beddes

Canton: Châteaumeillant

Arrondissement: Saint-Amand-Montrond

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18370

Distance to Beddes

from Bourges (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 250 km

from Calais: 484 km

from Nice: 511 km

from Bordeaux: 293 km

from Strasbourg: 470 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 Beddes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateaumeillant, Le Chatelet, Maisonnais, Neret, Saint-Jeanvrin and Vicq-Exemplet.

This page in French: Visiter Beddes