Grossouvre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Grossouvre in Cher

Photo is of Apremont-sur-Allier at 11 km from Grossouvre

Visit Grossouvre: highlights and tourist information

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Grossouvre 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 Grossouvre in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Apremont-sur-Allier at 11 km and Nevers at 21 km.

Grossouvre, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide


at 21 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nievre department

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

See Nevers guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 34 km (direction north-north-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


at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Allier department

The Priory Church of Saint-Peter and Saint-Paul with the tombes of the Dukes of...

See Souvigny guide


at 45 km (direction south-south-west), in the Allier department

The ruined castle and the historic centre along the banks of the Aumance river...

See Herisson guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide


at 46 km (direction south-east), in the Allier department

In the historic centre of Moulins it is the cathedral that is the most...

See Moulins guide


at 47 km (direction west-north-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 47 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 58 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Culan guide

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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

What to do at Grossouvre? 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

Grossouvre is in the center of France at 47 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Grossouvre is 224 kilometres from Paris).

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

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