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Chaumont tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Apremont-sur-Allier at 26 km from Chaumont

Visit Chaumont: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Apremont-sur-Allier at 26 km and Nevers at 35 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chaumont, 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 Chaumont in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Apremont-sur-Allier

Apremont-sur-Allier

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide
Nevers

Nevers

at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nievre department

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments and houses dating...

See Nevers guide
Herisson

Herisson

at 37 km (direction south), in the Allier department

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

See Herisson guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide
 
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Bourges

Bourges

at 38 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bourges guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 42 km (direction north-east), in the Nievre department

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

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide
Culan

Culan

at 45 km (direction south-west)

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

See Culan guide
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 48 km (direction south-east), in the Allier department

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

See Souvigny guide
Mehun-sur-Yevre

Mehun-sur-Yevre

at 52 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide
Moulins

Moulins

at 54 km (direction east-south-east), in the Allier department

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

See Moulins guide

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Map of places to visit near Chaumont

 
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Markets in and near Chaumont

  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (15km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (19km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Baugy: market Friday (26km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (31km)
  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (35km)
  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (37km)
  • Bourges: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (38km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (41km)

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Tourist attractions near Chaumont, France

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

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) (6km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (18km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (25km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral d'Apremont (23km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (35km)
  • Forgeneuve (38km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (38km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (41km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (23km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (37km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (23km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chaumont is in the center of France at 38 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Chaumont is 226 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chaumont

Canton: Sancoins

Arrondissement: Saint-Amand-Montrond

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18350

Distance to Chaumont

from Bourges (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 226 km

from Calais: 461 km

from Nice: 497 km

from Bordeaux: 341 km

from Strasbourg: 421 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 Chaumont from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bannegon, Blet, Chalivoy-Milon, Givardon, Neuilly-en-Dun and Sagonne.

This page in French: Visiter Chaumont

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