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Charenton-du-Cher tourism and travel guide

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Visit Charenton-du-Cher: highlights and tourist information

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Charenton-du-Cher is situated in the Cher department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the center of France at 44 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Charenton-du-Cher is 237 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Herisson at 25 km and Culan at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Charenton-du-Cher, 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 Charenton-du-Cher in Centre-Loire Valley.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Charenton-du-Cher


Markets in and near Charenton-du-Cher

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (18km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (23km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (36km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (36km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (38km)
  • Baugy: market Friday (39km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (42km)

More information about Charenton-du-Cher, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Charenton-du-Cher, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (14km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (15km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (21km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (34km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (37km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (44km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (44km)
  • Forgeneuve (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (12km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (52km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (10km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Charenton-du-Cher

Canton: Charenton-du-Cher

Arrondissement: Saint-Amand-Montrond

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18210

Distance to Charenton-du-Cher

from Bourges (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 237 km

from Calais: 473 km

from Nice: 494 km

from Bordeaux: 326 km

from Strasbourg: 434 km

Getting here

Charenton-du-Cher is in the center of France. 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 Charenton-du-Cher from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ainay-le-Chateau, Coust, Saint-Pierre-les-Etieux and Vernais.

This page in French: Visiter Charenton-du-Cher

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