Bouzais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bouzais in Cher

Photo is of Culan at 20 km from Bouzais

Visit Bouzais: highlights and tourist information

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Bouzais 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 Bouzais in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Culan at 20 km and Herisson at 28 km.

Bouzais, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Culan

Culan

at 20 km (direction south-west)

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

See Culan guide
Herisson

Herisson

at 28 km (direction south-east), in the Allier department

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

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Saint-Chartier

Saint-Chartier

at 39 km (direction west), in the Indre department

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

See Saint-Chartier guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre department

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

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Nohant-Vic

Nohant-Vic

at 40 km (direction west), in the Indre department

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

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Montlucon

Montlucon

at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Allier department

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

See Montlucon guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 42 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide
Bourges

Bourges

at 43 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bourges guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 43 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide
Issoudun

Issoudun

at 47 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

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

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Apremont-sur-Allier

Apremont-sur-Allier

Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction east-north-east)

The story of the renewal of Apremont-sur-Allier is fascinating, and leads us to the...

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide
Mehun-sur-Yevre

Mehun-sur-Yevre

at 53 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Markets in and near Bouzais

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (3km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (21km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (24km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (26km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (35km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Saint-Florent-sur-Cher: market Friday & (37km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (37km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (38km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (42km)

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Tourist attractions near Bouzais, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (5km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (16km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (9km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (21km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (36km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (40km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (43km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (20km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (56km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (3km)
  • Issoudun (46km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bouzais is in the center of France at 43 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Bouzais is 239 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bouzais

Canton: Saint-Amand-Montrond

Arrondissement: Saint-Amand-Montrond

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18200

Distance to Bouzais

from Bourges (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 239 km

from Calais: 474 km

from Nice: 502 km

from Bordeaux: 315 km

from Strasbourg: 447 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 Bouzais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ainay-le-Vieil, Arcomps, Colombiers, Drevant, La Celette, La Groutte, Nozieres, Orcenais, Orval, Saint-Amand-Montrond and Saint-Georges-de-Poisieux.

This page in French: Visiter Bouzais