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Gardefort tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gardefort: highlights and tourist information

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Gardefort is situated in the Cher department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the center of France at 39 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Gardefort is 180 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sancerre at 7 km and La Charite-sur-Loire at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gardefort, 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 Gardefort 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 Gardefort


Markets in and near Gardefort

  • Saint-Satur: market Thursday (8km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Baugy: market Friday (22km)
  • Henrichemont: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Vailly-sur-Sauldre: market Friday (25km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Loire: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (34km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Loire: market Thursday (37km)
  • Aubigny-sur-Nere: market Saturday all day (38km)
  • Bourges: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (38km)

More information about Gardefort, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Gardefort, France

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

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

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (42km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Prés Fichaux (39km)
  • Forgeneuve (40km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (30km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gardefort

Canton: Sancerre

Arrondissement: Bourges

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18300

Distance to Gardefort

from Bourges (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 180 km

from Calais: 415 km

from Nice: 526 km

from Bordeaux: 377 km

from Strasbourg: 394 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bue, Feux, Jalognes, Menetreol-sous-Sancerre, Saint-Bouize, Thauvenay, Veaugues and Vinon.

This page in French: Visiter Gardefort

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