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La Groutte tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Culan at 20 km from La Groutte

Visit La Groutte: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Culan at 20 km and Herisson at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Groutte, 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 Groutte in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Culan

Culan

at 20 km (direction south-west)

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

See Culan guide
Herisson

Herisson

at 25 km (direction south-east), in the Allier department

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

See Herisson guide
Montlucon

Montlucon

at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Allier department

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

See Montlucon guide
Saint-Chartier

Saint-Chartier

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

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

See Saint-Chartier guide
 
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La Chatre

La Chatre

at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre department

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

See La Chatre guide
Nohant-Vic

Nohant-Vic

at 42 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 45 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide
Bourges

Bourges

at 45 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bourges guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 45 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide
Apremont-sur-Allier

Apremont-sur-Allier

Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide
Issoudun

Issoudun

at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Issoudun guide
Nevers

Nevers

at 60 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nievre department

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

See Nevers guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Groutte

 
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Markets in and near La Groutte

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (22km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (26km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (27km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (33km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (36km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (39km)
  • Saint-Florent-sur-Cher: market Friday & (39km)

More information about La Groutte, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near La Groutte, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (8km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (20km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (10km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (23km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (35km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (42km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (45km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (17km)
  • Pierres Jaumetres (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (53km)
  • Pougues-les-Eaux (62km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (4km)
  • Issoudun (49km)
 
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Geography and distances

La Groutte is in the center of France at 45 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: La Groutte is 241 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Groutte

Canton: Saint-Amand-Montrond

Arrondissement: Saint-Amand-Montrond

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18200

Distance to La Groutte

from Bourges (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 241 km

from Calais: 476 km

from Nice: 499 km

from Bordeaux: 316 km

from Strasbourg: 445 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 Groutte 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, Drevant, Faverdines, La Celette, La Perche, Letelon, Nozieres, Orval, Saint-Amand-Montrond and Saint-Georges-de-Poisieux.

This page in French: Visiter La Groutte

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