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Dun-le-Poelier tourism and travel guide

Photo of Dun-le-Poelier in Indre

Photo is of Valencay at 15 km from Dun-le-Poelier

Visit Dun-le-Poelier: highlights and tourist information

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Dun-le-Poelier is situated in the Indre department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Valencay at 15 km and Chateau de Valencay at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Dun-le-Poelier, 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 Dun-le-Poelier in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Valencay guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

The renaissance style castle and formal gardens make the...

See Chateau de Valencay guide


at 33 km (direction south-east)

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

See Issoudun guide


at 36 km (direction east), in the Cher department

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 40 km (direction north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Cheverny Castle is perhaps the most opulently furnished of the...

See Chateau de Cheverny guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Montresor guide


at 44 km (direction south)

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

See Chateauroux guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 49 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Chateau de Chambord guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 50 km (direction east), in the Cher department

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 50 km (direction east), in the Cher department

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

See Bourges guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 51 km (direction east), in the Cher department

The cathedral in Bourges is a 13th century building...

See Bourges Cathedral guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 53 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The small village of Chaumont-sur-Loire is dominated by the Chateau de...

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 53 km (direction 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 53 km (direction north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The town of Blois, with its castle, cathedral, extensive...

See Blois guide

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

Map of places to visit near Dun-le-Poelier


Markets in and near Dun-le-Poelier

  • Chabris: market Saturday (9km)
  • Gracay: market Thursday (10km)
  • Langon: market Friday (10km)
  • Gievres: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Mennetou-sur-Cher: market Thursday (11km)
  • Chatres-sur-Cher: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Vatan: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Valencay: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Romorantin-Lanthenay: market Wednesday all day & Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Selles-sur-Cher: market Thursday all day (17km)

Hotels near Dun-le-Poelier

More information about Dun-le-Poelier, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Dun-le-Poelier, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (19km)
  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (19km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (46km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (53km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (15km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (31km)

Geography and distances

Dun-le-Poelier is in the eastern-center of France at 44 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Dun-le-Poelier is 189 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Dun-le-Poelier

Canton: Saint-Christophe-en-Bazelle

Arrondissement: Issoudun

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36210

Distance to Dun-le-Poelier

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 189 km

from Calais: 416 km

from Nice: 580 km

from Bordeaux: 319 km

from Strasbourg: 472 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 Dun-le-Poelier from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anjouin, Bagneux, Orville, Saint-Christophe-en-Bazelle and Semblecay.

This page in French: Visiter Dun-le-Poelier

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