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Etrechet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Etrechet in Indre

Photo is of Chateauroux at 8 km from Etrechet

Visit Etrechet: highlights and tourist information

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Etrechet is situated in the Indre department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateauroux at 8 km and Nohant-Vic at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Etrechet, 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 Etrechet in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateauroux guide


at 21 km (direction south-east)

The 18th century French manor house where George Sand lived is the...

See Nohant-Vic guide


at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 26 km (direction north-east)

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

See Issoudun guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See La Chatre guide


at 29 km (direction south-west)

There are several churches of interest here in Argenton-sur-Creuse, and...

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south-west)

Gargilesse-Dampierre is a very small village, but also very pretty and...

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 43 km (direction west)

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is a...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 45 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Valencay guide


at 45 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Valencay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction south-west)

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village' of Saint-Benoit-de-Sault quickly...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide


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

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

See Culan guide


at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 58 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide

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

Map of places to visit near Etrechet


Markets in and near Etrechet

  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (7km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (25km)
  • Levroux: market Monday (26km)
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (30km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (30km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (30km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (32km)
  • Vatan: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Reuilly: market Friday (39km)

Hotels near Etrechet

More information about Etrechet, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Etrechet, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (23km)
  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (40km)
  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (21km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (30km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (37km)
  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (45km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (60km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (43km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (33km)
  • Eguzon-Chantome (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Etrechet is in the eastern-center of France at 8 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Etrechet is 235 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Etrechet

Canton: Ardentes

Arrondissement: Châteauroux

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36120

Distance to Etrechet

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 235 km

from Calais: 464 km

from Nice: 549 km

from Bordeaux: 283 km

from Strasbourg: 490 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 Etrechet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ardentes, Diors and Le Poinconnet.

This page in French: Visiter Etrechet

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