Francillon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Francillon in Indre

Visit Francillon: highlights and tourist information

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Francillon 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 18 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Francillon is 221 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateauroux at 18 km and Chateau de Valencay at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Francillon, 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 Francillon 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 Francillon

Markets in and near Francillon

  • Levroux: market Monday (6km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (12km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (18km)
  • Palluau-sur-Indre: market Sunday (19km)
  • Vatan: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Valencay: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Indre: market Friday (30km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (30km)
  • Gracay: market Thursday (31km)

More information about Francillon, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Francillon, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (14km)
  • George Sand House (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Brenne (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (14km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (45km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (39km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (24km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chateauroux (18km)
  • Veuil (20km)
  • Issoudun (33km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (37km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Francillon

Canton: Levroux

Arrondissement: Châteauroux

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36110

Distance to Francillon

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 221 km

from Calais: 446 km

from Nice: 573 km

from Bordeaux: 287 km

from Strasbourg: 497 km

Getting here

Francillon 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 Francillon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chezelles, Levroux, Saint-Lactencin, Saint-Martin-de-Lamps, Saint-Pierre-de-Lamps, Souge, Villegongis and Vineuil.

This page in French: Visiter Francillon