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Coings tourism and travel guide

Photo of Coings in Indre

Photo is of Chateauroux at 9 km from Coings

Visit Coings: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateauroux at 9 km and Issoudun at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Coings, 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 Coings in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 9 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateauroux guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Issoudun guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

The renaissance style castle and formal gardens make the Chateau de Valencay...

See Chateau de Valencay guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

The castle is the main attraction in Valencay, but...

See Valencay guide


at 33 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 33 km (direction south-east)

The 18th century French manor house where George Sand lived is the...

See Nohant-Vic guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 40 km (direction south-east)

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

See La Chatre guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is a perfect place...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide


at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

On the Indrois river, it is the quaint old town, the castle...

See Montresor guide


Most Beautiful Village at 55 km (direction south-west)

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village' of Saint-Benoit-de-Sault...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide


at 61 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide

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

Map of places to visit near Coings


Markets in and near Coings

  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (9km)
  • Levroux: market Monday (13km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Vatan: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (22km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (22km)
  • Gracay: market Thursday (30km)
  • Palluau-sur-Indre: market Sunday (31km)
  • Valencay: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Reuilly: market Friday (33km)

More information about Coings, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Coings, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (33km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (17km)
  • George Sand House (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (17km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (33km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (44km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (22km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (49km)

Geography and distances

Coings is in the eastern-center of France at 9 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Coings is 224 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Coings

Canton: Levroux

Arrondissement: Châteauroux

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36130

Distance to Coings

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 224 km

from Calais: 452 km

from Nice: 560 km

from Bordeaux: 289 km

from Strasbourg: 489 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 Coings from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Montierchaume and Vineuil.

This page in French: Visiter Coings

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