Gargilesse-Dampierre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gargilesse-Dampierre in Indre

Visit Gargilesse-Dampierre: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Gargilesse-Dampierre is a very small village, but also very pretty and in a lovely setting. Don't miss the frescoes in the church crypt!

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Gargilesse-Dampierre. For detailed visitor information see the Gargilesse-Dampierre travel guide.

Gargilesse-Dampierre 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 34 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Gargilesse-Dampierre is 266 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Benoit-du-Sault at 18 km and La Chatre at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gargilesse-Dampierre, 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 Gargilesse-Dampierre 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 Gargilesse-Dampierre

Markets in and near Gargilesse-Dampierre

  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (9km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (19km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (33km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (43km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (43km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (45km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (45km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (52km)

More information about Gargilesse-Dampierre, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Gargilesse-Dampierre, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (14km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (31km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (34km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gargilesse-Dampierre

Canton: Éguzon-Chantôme

Arrondissement: Châtre

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36190

Distance to Gargilesse-Dampierre

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 266 km

from Calais: 494 km

from Nice: 544 km

from Bordeaux: 251 km

from Strasbourg: 516 km

Getting here

Gargilesse-Dampierre 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 Gargilesse-Dampierre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Badecon-le-Pin, Baraize, Bazaiges, Ceaulmont, Chavin, Cuzion, Le Menoux and Pommiers.

This page in French: Visiter Gargilesse-Dampierre