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Dun-sur-Auron tourism and travel guide

Photo of Dun-sur-Auron in Cher

Photo is of Bourges Cathedral at 25 km from Dun-sur-Auron

Visit Dun-sur-Auron: highlights and tourist information

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Dun-sur-Auron is situated in the Cher department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourges Cathedral at 25 km and Bourges at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Dun-sur-Auron, 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-sur-Auron in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 25 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide


at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bourges guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east)

The story of the renewal of Apremont-sur-Allier is fascinating, and leads us...

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide


at 39 km (direction north-west)

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-west)

The castle at Culan is one of the most...

See Culan guide


at 43 km (direction south-south-east), in the Allier department

The ruined castle and the historic centre along the...

See Herisson guide


at 44 km (direction west), in the Indre department

There are few important monuments here in Issoudun, but...

See Issoudun guide


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

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments and houses...

See Nevers guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Nievre department

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

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide


at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre department

Take a stroll through the grounds of the castle...

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre department

The 18th century French manor house where George Sand...

See Nohant-Vic guide


at 54 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Sancerre guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre department

La Chatre is a small town and quick to explore - before...

See La Chatre guide

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

Map of places to visit near Dun-sur-Auron


Markets in and near Dun-sur-Auron

Market days in Dun-sur-Auron: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (0km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Baugy: market Friday (25km)
  • Bourges: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Saint-Florent-sur-Cher: market Friday & (27km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (33km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (33km)
  • Mehun-sur-Yevre: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (42km)

Hotels near Dun-sur-Auron

More information about Dun-sur-Auron, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Dun-sur-Auron, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (0km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (15km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (16km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (46km)
  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Prés Fichaux (26km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (29km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (37km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (29km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (18km)
  • Issoudun (44km)

Geography and distances

Dun-sur-Auron is in the center of France at 26 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Dun-sur-Auron is 220 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Dun-sur-Auron

Canton: Dun-sur-Auron

Arrondissement: Saint-Amand-Montrond

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18130

Distance to Dun-sur-Auron

from Bourges (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 220 km

from Calais: 455 km

from Nice: 510 km

from Bordeaux: 333 km

from Strasbourg: 431 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 Dun-sur-Auron from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bussy, Contres and Parnay.

This page in French: Visiter Dun-sur-Auron

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