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Bouges-le-Chateau tourism and travel guide

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Visit Bouges-le-Chateau: highlights and tourist information

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Bouges-le-Chateau 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 26 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Bouges-le-Chateau is 208 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Valencay at 15 km and Valencay at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bouges-le-Chateau, 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 Bouges-le-Chateau 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 Bouges-le-Chateau

Markets in and near Bouges-le-Chateau

  • Levroux: market Monday (8km)
  • Vatan: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Valencay: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Gracay: market Thursday (17km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Chabris: market Saturday (24km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (25km)
  • Gievres: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (26km)
  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (26km)

More information about Bouges-le-Chateau, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Bouges-le-Chateau, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (0km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (0km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (50km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (61km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (52km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (11km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (33km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Bouges-le-Chateau

Canton: Levroux

Arrondissement: Châteauroux

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36110

Distance to Bouges-le-Chateau

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 208 km

from Calais: 435 km

from Nice: 573 km

from Bordeaux: 300 km

from Strasbourg: 485 km

Getting here

Bouges-le-Chateau 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 Bouges-le-Chateau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bretagne, Fontenay, Guilly and Rouvres-les-Bois.

This page in French: Visiter Bouges-le-Chateau

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