Dampierre-en-Crot tourism and travel guide

Photo of Dampierre-en-Crot in Cher

Photo is of Aubigny-sur-Nere at 11 km from Dampierre-en-Crot

Visit Dampierre-en-Crot: highlights and tourist information

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Dampierre-en-Crot is situated in the Cher department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Dampierre-en-Crot in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubigny-sur-Nere at 11 km and Briare at 23 km.

Dampierre-en-Crot, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

It is the multi-turreted castle and the Scottish connection that explain the...

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide


at 23 km (direction north-east), in the Loiret department

With the Loire River and the Canal de Briare crossing in the...

See Briare guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

The pretty village of Sancerre is best known for the famous wines...

See Sancerre guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-east), in the Loiret department

To the east of the main Loire Valley, the view across the...

See Gien guide
Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Abbey at 44 km (direction north-west), in the Loiret department

Fans of romanesque architecture will appreciate the many period features in the...

See Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey guide


at 44 km (direction south-south-west)

Although Bourges is known for its stunning cathedral, it also has a...

See Bourges guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 44 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 44 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide


at 44 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide


at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

At the remarkable site of Guedelon an entire medieval castle is being...

See Guedelon guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nievre department

In La Charité-sur-Loire you can visit the abbey church and other monastery...

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide
Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Garden at 65 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loiret department

The Parc Floral de la Source is an extensive park to the...

See Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans guide

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Markets in and near Dampierre-en-Crot

  • Vailly-sur-Sauldre: market Friday (5km)
  • Aubigny-sur-Nere: market Saturday all day (11km)
  • Henrichemont: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Loire: market Thursday (20km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Loire: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Briare: market Friday (24km)
  • Saint-Satur: market Thursday (24km)
  • Gien: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (26km)
  • Sully-sur-Loire: market Monday all day (37km)

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Tourist attractions near Dampierre-en-Crot, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (37km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (44km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Dampierre-en-Crot is in the center of France at 44 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Dampierre-en-Crot is 156 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Dampierre-en-Crot

Canton: Vailly-sur-Sauldre

Arrondissement: Bourges

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18260

Distance to Dampierre-en-Crot

from Bourges (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 156 km

from Calais: 392 km

from Nice: 554 km

from Bordeaux: 380 km

from Strasbourg: 404 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 Dampierre-en-Crot from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barlieu, Concressault, Oizon, Thou, Vailly-sur-Sauldre and Villegenon.

This page in French: Visiter Dampierre-en-Crot