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Gournay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gournay in Indre

Photo is of Gargilesse-Dampierre at 13 km from Gournay

Visit Gournay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Gargilesse-Dampierre at 13 km and Argenton-sur-Creuse at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Gournay, 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 Gournay in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Gargilesse-Dampierre

Gargilesse-Dampierre

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

Gargilesse-Dampierre is a very small village, but also very pretty and in...

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide
Argenton-sur-Creuse

Argenton-sur-Creuse

at 16 km (direction west)

There are several churches of interest here in Argenton-sur-Creuse, and a very...

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide
Nohant-Vic

Nohant-Vic

at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Nohant-Vic guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 20 km (direction east)

La Chatre is a small town and quick to explore - before...

See La Chatre guide
 
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Saint-Chartier

Saint-Chartier

at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Chartier guide
Chateauroux

Chateauroux

at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateauroux guide
Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village' of Saint-Benoit-de-Sault quickly...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 43 km (direction south-west), in the Creuse department

La Souterraine is one of those 'hard to find' traditional French towns...

See La Souterraine guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is a perfect place...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide
Issoudun

Issoudun

at 46 km (direction north-east)

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

See Issoudun guide
Culan

Culan

at 47 km (direction east), in the Cher department

The castle at Culan is one of the most interesting in the...

See Culan guide
Le-Dorat

Le-Dorat

at 64 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

In the small town of Le Dorat you will enjoy exploring the...

See Le-Dorat guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Indre

Map of places to visit near Gournay

 
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Markets in and near Gournay

  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (16km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (24km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (25km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (36km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (39km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (42km)
  • Levroux: market Monday (45km)
  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (45km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (45km)

Hotels near Gournay

More information about Gournay, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Gournay, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (19km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (19km)
  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (23km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (40km)
  • Pierres Jaumetres (50km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Gournay is in the eastern-center of France at 25 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Gournay is 257 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gournay

Canton: Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre

Arrondissement: Châtre

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36230

Distance to Gournay

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 257 km

from Calais: 486 km

from Nice: 539 km

from Bordeaux: 264 km

from Strasbourg: 503 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 Gournay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouesse, Buxieres-d'Aillac, Cluis, Maillet, Mouhers and Neuvy-Saint-Sepulchre.

This page in French: Visiter Gournay

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