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Chaillac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chaillac in Indre

Photo is of Saint-Benoit-du-Sault at 7 km from Chaillac

Visit Chaillac: highlights and tourist information

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Chaillac is situated in the Indre department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Benoit-du-Sault at 7 km and Argenton-sur-Creuse at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chaillac, 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 Chaillac in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction east)

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village' of...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide


at 24 km (direction north-east)

There are several churches of interest here in Argenton-sur-Creuse,...

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 26 km (direction south-east), in the Creuse department

La Souterraine is one of those 'hard to find' traditional French towns...

See La Souterraine guide


at 29 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

In the small town of Le Dorat you will enjoy exploring the...

See Le-Dorat guide


at 33 km (direction west), in the Vienne department

Although it is quite a small town, there is...

See Montmorillon guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 36 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide


Heritage Site at 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vienne department

The highlight here is of course the Abbey of...

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide


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

The small market town of Bellac has some medieval...

See Bellac guide
Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 42 km (direction south), in the Haute-Vienne department

The Lac de Saint-Pardoux s a large leisure lake...

See Lac de Saint-Pardoux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vienne department

The pretty village of Angles sur l'Anglin and the river...

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

Now listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', Mortemart...

See Mortemart guide


at 51 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateauroux guide


at 52 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

Montrol-Senard is a traditional Limousin village which has been turned...

See Montrol-Senard guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chaillac


Markets in and near Chaillac

  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (24km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (24km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (28km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (36km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (42km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (43km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (51km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (53km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (54km)

More information about Chaillac, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Chaillac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (25km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Chaillac is in the eastern-center of France at 51 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Chaillac is 280 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chaillac

Canton: Saint-Benoît-du-Sault

Arrondissement: Blanc

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36310

Distance to Chaillac

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 280 km

from Calais: 504 km

from Nice: 559 km

from Bordeaux: 230 km

from Strasbourg: 540 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 Chaillac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu, Dunet and Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe.

This page in French: Visiter Chaillac

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