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La Celette tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Culan at 17 km from La Celette

Visit La Celette: highlights and tourist information

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La Celette is situated in the Cher department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Culan at 17 km and Herisson at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Celette, 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 La Celette in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Culan guide


at 22 km (direction south-east), in the Allier department

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

See Herisson guide


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

Periods of prosperity in the 12th, 15th and 19th...

See Montlucon guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 41 km (direction west), in the Indre department

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

See La Chatre guide


at 41 km (direction west), in the Indre department

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

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 43 km (direction west), in the Indre department

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

See Nohant-Vic guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 49 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide


at 49 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bourges guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 49 km (direction north-north-west)

The Palais Jacques-Coeur is a charming medieval palace with...

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide


at 53 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Issoudun guide


at 62 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nievre department

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments...

See Nevers guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Celette


Markets in and near La Celette

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (26km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (26km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (29km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (32km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (33km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (35km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (41km)

More information about La Celette, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near La Celette, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (11km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (23km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (10km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (23km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (32km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (43km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (15km)
  • Pierres Jaumetres (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (8km)
  • Issoudun (52km)

Geography and distances

La Celette is in the center of France at 49 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: La Celette is 245 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Celette

Canton: Saulzais-le-Potier

Arrondissement: Saint-Amand-Montrond

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18360

Distance to La Celette

from Bourges (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 245 km

from Calais: 480 km

from Nice: 496 km

from Bordeaux: 314 km

from Strasbourg: 447 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 La Celette from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ainay-le-Vieil, Bouzais, Colombiers, Coust, Drevant, Faverdines, La Groutte, La Perche, Letelon, Saint-Georges-de-Poisieux, Saulzais-le-Potier and Urcay.

This page in French: Visiter La Celette

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