Colombiers tourism and travel guide

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Visit Colombiers: highlights and tourist information

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Colombiers is situated in the Cher department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the center of France at 44 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Colombiers is 240 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Culan at 22 km and Herisson at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Colombiers, 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 Colombiers in Centre-Loire Valley.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Colombiers

Markets in and near Colombiers

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (20km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (28km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (30km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (31km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (38km)
  • Saint-Florent-sur-Cher: market Friday & (39km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (40km)

More information about Colombiers, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Colombiers, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Colombiers.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (8km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (10km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (13km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (26km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (37km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (44km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (45km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (15km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (53km)
  • Pougues-les-Eaux (60km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (4km)
  • Issoudun (50km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Colombiers

Canton: Saint-Amand-Montrond

Arrondissement: Saint-Amand-Montrond

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18200

Distance to Colombiers

from Bourges (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 240 km

from Calais: 475 km

from Nice: 498 km

from Bordeaux: 318 km

from Strasbourg: 443 km

Getting here

Colombiers is in the center of France. 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 Colombiers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ainay-le-Vieil, Bouzais, Coust, Drevant, La Celette, La Groutte, Letelon, Orval, Saint-Amand-Montrond and Saint-Georges-de-Poisieux.

This page in French: Visiter Colombiers