Dun-sur-Auron tourism and travel guide

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Visit Dun-sur-Auron: highlights and tourist information

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Dun-sur-Auron is situated in the Cher department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the center of France at 26 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Dun-sur-Auron is 220 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
 

... 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)

More information about Dun-sur-Auron, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Dun-sur-Auron, France

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

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

Dun-sur-Auron 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 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