Grossouvre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Grossouvre in Cher

Visit Grossouvre: highlights and tourist information

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Grossouvre is situated in the Cher department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the center of France at 47 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Grossouvre is 224 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Apremont-sur-Allier at 11 km and Nevers at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Grossouvre, 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 Grossouvre 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 Grossouvre

Markets in and near Grossouvre

  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (17km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (19km)
  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (21km)
  • Baugy: market Friday (27km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (28km)
  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (34km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (37km)
  • Decize: market Friday (40km)
  • La Machine: market Saturday (40km)

More information about Grossouvre, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Grossouvre, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (25km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (39km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (39km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (39km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral d'Apremont (9km)
  • Forgeneuve (24km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (31km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (47km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (31km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (25km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (37km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Grossouvre

Canton: Sancoins

Arrondissement: Saint-Amand-Montrond

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18600

Distance to Grossouvre

from Bourges (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 224 km

from Calais: 459 km

from Nice: 490 km

from Bordeaux: 354 km

from Strasbourg: 407 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Germigny-l'Exempt, La Chapelle-Hugon, Sancoins and Vereaux.

This page in French: Visiter Grossouvre