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Cluis tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cluis in Indre

Photo is of Gargilesse-Dampierre at 12 km from Cluis

Visit Cluis: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Gargilesse-Dampierre at 12 km and Argenton-sur-Creuse at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cluis, 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 Cluis in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Gargilesse-Dampierre

Gargilesse-Dampierre

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide
Argenton-sur-Creuse

Argenton-sur-Creuse

at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 19 km (direction east)

La Chatre is a small town and quick to...

See La Chatre guide
Nohant-Vic

Nohant-Vic

at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

The 18th century French manor house where George Sand...

See Nohant-Vic guide
 
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Saint-Chartier

Saint-Chartier

at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

Take a stroll through the grounds of the castle here...

See Saint-Chartier guide
Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide
Chateauroux

Chateauroux

at 30 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateauroux guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

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

La Souterraine is one of those 'hard to find'...

See La Souterraine guide
Culan

Culan

at 46 km (direction east), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide
Issoudun

Issoudun

at 50 km (direction north-north-east)

There are few important monuments here in Issoudun, but we enjoyed a...

See Issoudun guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cluis

 
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Markets in and near Cluis

  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (18km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (27km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (29km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (35km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (40km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (42km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (43km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (47km)
  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (49km)

More information about Cluis, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Cluis, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (19km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (19km)
  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (20km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (37km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (42km)
  • Pierres Jaumetres (46km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Cluis is in the eastern-center of France at 30 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Cluis is 261 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cluis

Canton: Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre

Arrondissement: Châtre

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36340

Distance to Cluis

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 261 km

from Calais: 490 km

from Nice: 536 km

from Bordeaux: 262 km

from Strasbourg: 504 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 Cluis from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gournay, La Buxerette, Maillet, Mouhers and Neuvy-Saint-Sepulchre.

This page in French: Visiter Cluis

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