Giroux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Giroux in Indre

Visit Giroux: highlights and tourist information

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Giroux 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 33 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Giroux is 202 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Issoudun at 13 km and Mehun-sur-Yevre at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Giroux, 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 Giroux 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 Giroux

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

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

  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (18km)
  • Palace Jacques Coeur (37km)
  • Bourges Cathedral (37km)
  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (60km)

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)

  • Issoudun (15km)
  • Veuil (30km)
  • Chateauroux (33km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (47km)

Geography and distances

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

Giroux 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 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