Fontgombault tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fontgombault: highlights and tourist information

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Fontgombault is situated in the Indre department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the eastern-center of France at 56 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Fontgombault is 263 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Angles-sur-l'Anglin at 8 km and Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fontgombault, 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 Fontgombault 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 Indre

Map of places to visit near Fontgombault

Markets in and near Fontgombault

  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (7km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (15km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (20km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (24km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (31km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (34km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (37km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Indre: market Friday (37km)

More information about Fontgombault, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Fontgombault, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Fontgombault.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Brenne (19km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (35km)
  • Abbaye de NouaillĂ©-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (55km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Touffou (31km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (19km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontgombault

Canton: Tournon-Saint-Martin

Arrondissement: Blanc

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36220

Distance to Fontgombault

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 263 km

from Calais: 480 km

from Nice: 593 km

from Bordeaux: 237 km

from Strasbourg: 549 km

Getting here

Fontgombault is in the eastern-center of France. 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 Fontgombault from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Blanc, Lurais, Merigny, Pouligny-Saint-Pierre, Preuilly-la-Ville, Saint-Aigny and Sauzelles.

This page in French: Visiter Fontgombault