Gournay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gournay in Indre

Visit Gournay: highlights and tourist information

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Gournay 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 25 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Gournay is 257 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Gournay

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)

More information about Gournay, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Gournay, France

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

  • Brenne (40km)

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)

  • Chateauroux (25km)
  • Issoudun (45km)

Geography and distances

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

Gournay 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 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