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Charly tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Apremont-sur-Allier at 25 km from Charly

Visit Charly: highlights and tourist information

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Charly is situated in the Cher department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Apremont-sur-Allier at 25 km and Nevers at 33 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Charly, 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 Charly in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east)

The story of the renewal of Apremont-sur-Allier is fascinating,...

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide


at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nievre department

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments...

See Nevers guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

The cathedral in Bourges is a 13th century building with remarkable stonework...

See Bourges Cathedral guide


at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

Although Bourges is known for its stunning cathedral, it also has a...

See Bourges guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

The Palais Jacques-Coeur is a charming medieval palace with impressive rooms and...

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 37 km (direction north-east), in the Nievre department

In La Charité-sur-Loire you can visit the abbey church...

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide


at 43 km (direction south), in the Allier department

The ruined castle and the historic centre along the...

See Herisson guide


at 49 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide


at 49 km (direction west-north-west)

The pretty village of Sancerre is best known for the famous wines...

See Sancerre guide


at 49 km (direction south-west)

The castle at Culan is one of the most...

See Culan guide


at 53 km (direction south-east), in the Allier department

The Priory Church of Saint-Peter and Saint-Paul with the tombes of...

See Souvigny guide


at 58 km (direction east-south-east), in the Allier department

In the historic centre of Moulins it is the cathedral that...

See Moulins guide

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

Map of places to visit near Charly


Markets in and near Charly

  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (14km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Baugy: market Friday (20km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (24km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (28km)
  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (33km)
  • Bourges: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (34km)
  • Saint-Florent-sur-Cher: market Friday & (40km)
  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (42km)

Hotels near Charly

More information about Charly, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Charly, France

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

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 Germain (Blet) (1km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (13km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (25km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (27km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral d'Apremont (23km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (34km)
  • Forgeneuve (35km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (39km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (44km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (29km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (27km)

Geography and distances

Charly is in the center of France at 34 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Charly is 220 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Charly

Canton: Nérondes

Arrondissement: Saint-Amand-Montrond

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18350

Distance to Charly

from Bourges (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 220 km

from Calais: 455 km

from Nice: 501 km

from Bordeaux: 345 km

from Strasbourg: 418 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blet, Chalivoy-Milon, Croisy, Lugny-Bourbonnais, Ourouer-les-Bourdelins and Sagonne.

This page in French: Visiter Charly

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