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Cogny tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cogny in Cher

Photo is of Bourges Cathedral at 32 km from Cogny

Visit Cogny: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourges Cathedral at 32 km and Bourges at 33 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cogny, 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 Cogny in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 32 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide


at 33 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bourges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 33 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 38 km (direction south), in the Allier department

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

See Herisson guide


at 41 km (direction south-west)

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

See Culan guide


at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nievre department

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

See Nevers guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 46 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 47 km (direction north-west)

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide


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

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

See Souvigny guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cogny


Markets in and near Cogny

  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (25km)
  • Baugy: market Friday (26km)
  • Bourges: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (33km)
  • Saint-Florent-sur-Cher: market Friday & (35km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (37km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (38km)
  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (42km)

More information about Cogny, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Cogny, France

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

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

  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (15km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (18km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (43km)
  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (30km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (30km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (33km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (41km)
  • Forgeneuve (44km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (24km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (18km)

Geography and distances

Cogny is in the center of France at 33 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Cogny is 224 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cogny

Canton: Dun-sur-Auron

Arrondissement: Saint-Amand-Montrond

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18130

Distance to Cogny

from Bourges (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 224 km

from Calais: 460 km

from Nice: 503 km

from Bordeaux: 336 km

from Strasbourg: 427 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 Cogny from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bannegon, Blet, Bussy, Chalivoy-Milon, Le Pondy, Thaumiers and Verneuil.

This page in French: Visiter Cogny

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