Charentonnay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Charentonnay: highlights and tourist information

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Charentonnay is situated in the Cher department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the center of France at 37 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Charentonnay is 194 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Charite-sur-Loire at 12 km and Sancerre at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Charentonnay, 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 Charentonnay in Centre-Loire Valley.

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


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Map of places to visit near Charentonnay

Markets in and near Charentonnay

  • Baugy: market Friday (13km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (22km)
  • Saint-Satur: market Thursday (22km)
  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (27km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (30km)
  • Henrichemont: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Bourges: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (37km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (37km)
  • Vailly-sur-Sauldre: market Friday (39km)

More information about Charentonnay, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Charentonnay, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Charentonnay.

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) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (36km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (37km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (53km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Forgeneuve (28km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (30km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (37km)

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 (19km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Charentonnay

Canton: Sancergues

Arrondissement: Bourges

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18140

Distance to Charentonnay

from Bourges (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 194 km

from Calais: 429 km

from Nice: 514 km

from Bordeaux: 370 km

from Strasbourg: 397 km

Getting here

Charentonnay 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 Charentonnay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Couy, Jussy-le-Chaudrier, Lugny-Champagne, Precy, Saint-Martin-Des-Champs, Sancergues and Sevry.

This page in French: Visiter Charentonnay