Brecy tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bourges Cathedral at 17 km from Brecy

Visit Brecy: highlights and tourist information

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Brecy 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 Brecy in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourges Cathedral at 17 km and Bourges at 18 km.

Brecy, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide


at 18 km (direction 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 18 km (direction west)

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 28 km (direction north-east)

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

See Sancerre guide


at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 31 km (direction 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


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide


at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nievre department

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments and houses dating from the...

See Nevers guide


at 43 km (direction north-north-west)

It is the multi-turreted castle and the Scottish connection that explain the popularity of...

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide


at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre department

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

See Issoudun guide

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Markets in and near Brecy

  • Baugy: market Friday (9km)
  • Bourges: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Henrichemont: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (27km)
  • Saint-Satur: market Thursday (30km)
  • Mehun-sur-Yevre: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Saint-Florent-sur-Cher: market Friday & (32km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (37km)
  • Vailly-sur-Sauldre: market Friday (37km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (39km)

More information about Brecy, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Brecy, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (27km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (27km)
  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (38km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (42km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Prés Fichaux (18km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (40km)
  • Forgeneuve (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (37km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Aubigny-sur-Nere (43km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (45km)
  • Pierrefitte-sur-Sauldre (56km)

Geography and distances

Brecy is in the center of France at 18 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Brecy is 194 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brecy

Canton: Aix-d'Angillon

Arrondissement: Bourges

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18220

Distance to Brecy

from Bourges (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 194 km

from Calais: 429 km

from Nice: 525 km

from Bordeaux: 354 km

from Strasbourg: 415 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 Brecy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Farges-en-Septaine, Sainte-Solange and Villabon.

This page in French: Visiter Brecy