Brion tourism and travel guide

Photo of Brion in Indre

Photo is of Chateauroux at 17 km from Brion

Visit Brion: highlights and tourist information

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Brion 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 Brion in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateauroux at 17 km and Issoudun at 20 km.

Brion, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateauroux

Chateauroux

at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateauroux guide
Issoudun

Issoudun

at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Issoudun guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 25 km (direction north-west)

The renaissance style castle and formal gardens make the Chateau de Valencay among the...

See Chateau de Valencay guide
Valencay

Valencay

at 26 km (direction north-west)

The castle is the main attraction in Valencay, but we also suggest a visit...

See Valencay guide
 
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Saint-Chartier

Saint-Chartier

at 39 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Chartier guide
Nohant-Vic

Nohant-Vic

at 40 km (direction south-east)

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

See Nohant-Vic guide
Mehun-sur-Yevre

Mehun-sur-Yevre

at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide
Argenton-sur-Creuse

Argenton-sur-Creuse

at 44 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 45 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide
Montresor

Montresor

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

On the Indrois river, it is the quaint old town, the castle and the...

See Montresor guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 46 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See La Chatre guide
Gargilesse-Dampierre

Gargilesse-Dampierre

Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 64 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The perfectly lovely Chateau-de-Chenonceau includes a renaissance gallery across the river and gardens designed...

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide
Culan

Culan

at 66 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide

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Markets in and near Brion

  • Levroux: market Monday (9km)
  • Vatan: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (17km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (20km)
  • Gracay: market Thursday (23km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (24km)
  • Valencay: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Reuilly: market Friday (28km)
  • Palluau-sur-Indre: market Sunday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Brion, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (41km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (10km)
  • George Sand House (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (10km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (40km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (49km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (14km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

Brion is in the eastern-center of France at 17 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Brion is 216 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brion

Canton: Levroux

Arrondissement: Châteauroux

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36110

Distance to Brion

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 216 km

from Calais: 444 km

from Nice: 564 km

from Bordeaux: 296 km

from Strasbourg: 485 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 Brion from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bretagne and La Champenoise.

This page in French: Visiter Brion