Groises tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Sancerre at 14 km from Groises

Visit Groises: highlights and tourist information

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Groises is situated in the Cher 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 Groises in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sancerre at 14 km and La Charite-sur-Loire at 16 km.

Groises, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

The pretty village of Sancerre is best known for the famous wines of the...

See Sancerre guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 16 km (direction east), in the Nievre department

In La Charité-sur-Loire you can visit the abbey church and other monastery buildings...

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide


at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bourges guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nievre department

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments and houses dating from the...

See Nevers guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction south-east)

The story of the renewal of Apremont-sur-Allier is fascinating, and leads us to the...

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide


at 42 km (direction north-west)

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

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide


at 45 km (direction west)

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide


at 48 km (direction west), in the Loiret department

With the Loire River and the Canal de Briare crossing in the centre of...

See Briare guide


at 49 km (direction north-east), in the Yonne department

At the remarkable site of Guedelon an entire medieval castle is being reconstructed using...

See Guedelon guide

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Map of places to visit near Groises


Markets in and near Groises

  • Saint-Satur: market Thursday (15km)
  • Baugy: market Friday (16km)
  • Henrichemont: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (24km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (30km)
  • Vailly-sur-Sauldre: market Friday (30km)
  • Bourges: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (34km)
  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (36km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Loire: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (41km)

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Tourist attractions near Groises, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (36km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Prés Fichaux (34km)
  • Forgeneuve (36km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (27km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Groises is in the center of France at 34 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Groises is 186 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Groises

Canton: Sancergues

Arrondissement: Bourges

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18140

Distance to Groises

from Bourges (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 186 km

from Calais: 422 km

from Nice: 522 km

from Bordeaux: 371 km

from Strasbourg: 399 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Feux, Jalognes, Lugny-Champagne and Veaugues.

This page in French: Visiter Groises