Dampierre-en-Gracay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Dampierre-en-Gracay in Cher

Photo is of Mehun-sur-Yevre at 21 km from Dampierre-en-Gracay

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Dampierre-en-Gracay 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-Gracay in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mehun-sur-Yevre at 21 km and Issoudun at 25 km.

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

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



at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide


at 25 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre department

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

See Issoudun guide


at 29 km (direction west), in the Indre department

The castle is the main attraction in Valencay, but we also suggest...

See Valencay guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 29 km (direction west), in the Indre department

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

See Chateau de Valencay guide
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Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bourges guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide


at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Indre department

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

See Chateauroux guide


at 51 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Cheverny Castle is perhaps the most opulently furnished of the Loire castles,...

See Chateau de Cheverny guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 58 km (direction north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The largest castle in the Loire Valley, Chateau de Chambord exceeds all...

See Chateau de Chambord guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 64 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

One of the most impressive of the Loire castles, the Chateau de...

See Chateau de Blois guide


at 64 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The town of Blois, with its castle, cathedral, extensive historic centre and...

See Blois guide

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Markets in and near Dampierre-en-Gracay

  • Gracay: market Thursday (8km)
  • Chatres-sur-Cher: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Vierzon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Mennetou-sur-Cher: market Thursday (12km)
  • Reuilly: market Friday (13km)
  • Langon: market Friday (15km)
  • Vatan: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Mehun-sur-Yevre: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Chabris: market Saturday (23km)
  • Gievres: market Tuesday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near Dampierre-en-Gracay, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (26km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (36km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (16km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (45km)

Geography and distances

Dampierre-en-Gracay is in the center of France at 36 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Dampierre-en-Gracay is 189 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Dampierre-en-Gracay

Canton: Graçay

Arrondissement: Vierzon

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18310

Distance to Dampierre-en-Gracay

from Bourges (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 189 km

from Calais: 419 km

from Nice: 567 km

from Bordeaux: 325 km

from Strasbourg: 460 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-Gracay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Genouilly, Massay, Nohant-en-Gracay, Saint-Georges-sur-la-Pree and Saint-Hilaire-de-Court.

This page in French: Visiter Dampierre-en-Gracay


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