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La Chapelle-Orthemale tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Chapelle-Orthemale in Indre

Photo is of Chateauroux at 18 km from La Chapelle-Orthemale

Visit La Chapelle-Orthemale: highlights and tourist information

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La Chapelle-Orthemale is situated in the Indre department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateauroux at 18 km and Brenne Regional Natural Park at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Chapelle-Orthemale, 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 Chapelle-Orthemale in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 18 km (direction east)

A little remote from the main tourist routes, Chateauroux...

See Chateauroux guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

There are several churches of interest here in Argenton-sur-Creuse, and...

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 36 km (direction north-north-east)

The renaissance style castle and formal gardens make the Chateau de...

See Chateau de Valencay guide


at 36 km (direction north-north-east)

The castle is the main attraction in Valencay, but...

See Valencay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

Gargilesse-Dampierre is a very small village, but also very...

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

On the Indrois river, it is the quaint old town,...

See Montresor guide


at 43 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Issoudun guide


at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Nohant-Vic guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction south)

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village'...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide


at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Numerous historic monuments make the citadel in Loches a very...

See Loches guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vienne department

The pretty village of Angles sur l'Anglin and the river...

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 49 km (direction west), in the Vienne department

The castle donjon and the medieval gateway are the main historical monuments...

See La Roche-Posay guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Chapelle-Orthemale


Markets in and near La Chapelle-Orthemale

  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (7km)
  • Palluau-sur-Indre: market Sunday (15km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (19km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (19km)
  • Levroux: market Monday (19km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (23km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Indre: market Friday (26km)
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (30km)
  • Valencay: market Tuesday (36km)

More information about La Chapelle-Orthemale, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near La Chapelle-Orthemale, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (28km)
  • George Sand House (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (28km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (25km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (37km)
  • Eguzon-Chantome (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (46km)

Geography and distances

La Chapelle-Orthemale is in the eastern-center of France at 18 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: La Chapelle-Orthemale is 234 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chapelle-Orthemale

Canton: Buzançais

Arrondissement: Châteauroux

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36500

Distance to La Chapelle-Orthemale

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 234 km

from Calais: 457 km

from Nice: 573 km

from Bordeaux: 273 km

from Strasbourg: 509 km

Getting here

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 La Chapelle-Orthemale from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have found no other towns and villages within

This page in French: Visiter La Chapelle-Orthemale

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