Buzancais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Buzancais in Indre

Photo is of Brenne Regional Natural Park at 22 km from Buzancais

Visit Buzancais: highlights and tourist information

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Buzancais 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 Buzancais in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Brenne Regional Natural Park at 22 km and Chateauroux at 23 km.

Buzancais, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 22 km (direction south-west)

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

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide


at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateauroux guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Valencay guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Valencay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction 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


at 35 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Numerous historic monuments make the citadel in Loches a very interesting place to visit...

See Loches guide


at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Issoudun guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vienne department

The pretty village of Angles sur l'Anglin and the river setting make this one...

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 48 km (direction west), in the Vienne department

The castle donjon and the medieval gateway are the main historical monuments in the...

See La Roche-Posay guide


at 50 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Nohant-Vic guide


at 51 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Chartier guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 54 km (direction 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

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Indre

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Markets in and near Buzancais

Market days in Buzancais: weekly market: Friday;

  • Buzancais: market Friday (0km)
  • Palluau-sur-Indre: market Sunday (9km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Levroux: market Monday (17km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (18km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Indre: market Friday (21km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (24km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (29km)
  • Valencay: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Vatan: market Wednesday (35km)

More information about Buzancais, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Buzancais, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (45km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (25km)
  • George Sand House (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (25km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (28km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (35km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (39km)

Geography and distances

Buzancais is in the eastern-center of France at 23 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Buzancais is 228 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Buzancais

Canton: Buzançais

Arrondissement: Châteauroux

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36500

Distance to Buzancais

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 228 km

from Calais: 452 km

from Nice: 579 km

from Bordeaux: 276 km

from Strasbourg: 509 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 Buzancais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argy and Saint-Lactencin.

This page in French: Visiter Buzancais