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La Chatre tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Chatre in Indre

Visit La Chatre: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: La Chatre is a small town and quick to explore - before setting off to discover the other castles and countryside nearby

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near La Chatre. For detailed visitor information see the La Chatre travel guide.

Tourist classifications for La Chatre include "recommended detour".

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Chartier at 8 km and Culan at 28 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Chatre, 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 Chatre in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Nohant-Vic

Nohant-Vic

at 7 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Nohant-Vic guide
Saint-Chartier

Saint-Chartier

at 8 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Chartier guide
Culan

Culan

at 28 km (direction east), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide
Gargilesse-Dampierre

Gargilesse-Dampierre

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide
 
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Chateauroux

Chateauroux

at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateauroux guide
Argenton-sur-Creuse

Argenton-sur-Creuse

at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide
Issoudun

Issoudun

at 42 km (direction west)

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

See Issoudun guide
Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction west-south-west)

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village' of Saint-Benoit-de-Sault quickly...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Creuse department

La Souterraine is one of those 'hard to find' traditional French...

See La Souterraine guide
Montlucon

Montlucon

at 54 km (direction east-south-east), in the Allier department

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

See Montlucon guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Chatre

 
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Markets in and near La Chatre

  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (17km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (24km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (31km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (33km)
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (35km)
  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (41km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (43km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (43km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (45km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (49km)

More information about La Chatre, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near La Chatre, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (14km)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (5km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (32km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (40km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (41km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (7km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (19km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (32km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (33km)
  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (37km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

La Chatre is in the eastern-center of France at 34 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: La Chatre is 254 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chatre

Canton: Châtre

Arrondissement: Châtre

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36400

Distance to La Chatre

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 254 km

from Calais: 486 km

from Nice: 523 km

from Bordeaux: 278 km

from Strasbourg: 486 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 Chatre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Briantes, Chassignolles, Lacs, Le Magny, Lourouer-Saint-Laurent and Montgivray.

This page in French: Visiter La Chatre

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