Coust tourism and travel guide

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Visit Coust: highlights and tourist information

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Coust is situated in the Cher department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the center of France at 46 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Coust is 241 kilometres from Paris).

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

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Coust, 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 Coust 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 Coust

Markets in and near Coust

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (21km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (26km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (33km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (34km)
  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (37km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (37km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (39km)

More information about Coust, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Coust, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (12km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (14km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (17km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (30km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (39km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (42km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (46km)
  • Forgeneuve (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (11km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (50km)
  • Pougues-les-Eaux (57km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (8km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Coust

Canton: Charenton-du-Cher

Arrondissement: Saint-Amand-Montrond

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18210

Distance to Coust

from Bourges (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 241 km

from Calais: 476 km

from Nice: 494 km

from Bordeaux: 321 km

from Strasbourg: 439 km

Getting here

Coust 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 Coust from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ainay-le-Vieil, Braize, Charenton-du-Cher, Colombiers, Drevant, La Celette, La Perche, Letelon and Saint-Pierre-les-Etieux.

This page in French: Visiter Coust