Giroux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Issoudun at 13 km from Giroux

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Giroux in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Issoudun at 13 km and Mehun-sur-Yevre at 25 km.

Giroux, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 13 km (direction south-east)

There are few important monuments here in Issoudun, but we enjoyed a stroll around...

See Issoudun guide


at 25 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide


at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

The castle is the main attraction in Valencay, but we also suggest a visit...

See Valencay guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

The renaissance style castle and formal gardens make the Chateau de Valencay among the...

See Chateau de Valencay guide


at 33 km (direction south-west)

A little remote from the main tourist routes, Chateauroux is quite a sprawling town...

See Chateauroux guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 37 km (direction east), in the Cher department

The Palais Jacques-Coeur is a charming medieval palace with impressive rooms and fireplaces in...

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 37 km (direction east), in the Cher department

Although Bourges is known for its stunning cathedral, it also has a substantial medieval...

See Bourges guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 37 km (direction east), in the Cher department

The cathedral in Bourges is a 13th century building with remarkable stonework and impressive...

See Bourges Cathedral guide


at 47 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 48 km (direction south)

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

See Nohant-Vic guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 59 km (direction north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Cheverny Castle is perhaps the most opulently furnished of the Loire castles, and also...

See Chateau de Cheverny guide


at 62 km (direction north-east), in the Cher department

It is the multi-turreted castle and the Scottish connection that explain the popularity of...

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide

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Markets in and near Giroux

  • Vatan: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Gracay: market Thursday (10km)
  • Reuilly: market Friday (10km)
  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (15km)
  • Vierzon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Chatres-sur-Cher: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Mennetou-sur-Cher: market Thursday (23km)
  • Levroux: market Monday (25km)
  • Mehun-sur-Yevre: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Langon: market Friday (25km)

More information about Giroux, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Giroux, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (43km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (52km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (18km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (8km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (47km)

Geography and distances

Giroux is in the eastern-center of France at 33 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Giroux is 202 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Giroux

Canton: Vatan

Arrondissement: Issoudun

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36150

Distance to Giroux

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 202 km

from Calais: 432 km

from Nice: 561 km

from Bordeaux: 314 km

from Strasbourg: 467 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 Giroux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lucay-le-Libre, Menetreols-sous-Vatan, Meunet-sur-Vatan, Paudy and Saint-Pierre-de-Jards.

This page in French: Visiter Giroux