Givardon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Givardon: highlights and tourist information

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Givardon is situated in the Cher department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the center of France at 42 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Givardon is 227 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Apremont-sur-Allier at 21 km and Nevers at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Givardon, 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 Givardon 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 Givardon

Markets in and near Givardon

  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (15km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (20km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Baugy: market Friday (28km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (28km)
  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (31km)
  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (34km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (40km)
  • Bourges: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (42km)

More information about Givardon, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Givardon, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (9km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (21km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (29km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral d'Apremont (19km)
  • Forgeneuve (34km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (36km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (39km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (23km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (27km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Givardon

Canton: Sancoins

Arrondissement: Saint-Amand-Montrond

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18600

Distance to Givardon

from Bourges (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 227 km

from Calais: 462 km

from Nice: 493 km

from Bordeaux: 344 km

from Strasbourg: 417 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Augy-sur-Aubois, Chaumont, Neuilly-en-Dun, Sagonne and Vereaux.

This page in French: Visiter Givardon