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La Perche tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Perche: highlights and tourist information

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La Perche is situated in the Cher department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the center of France at 51 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: La Perche is 247 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Herisson at 18 km and Culan at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Perche, 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 Perche in Centre-Loire Valley.

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


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

Map of places to visit near La Perche

Markets in and near La Perche

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (27km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (29km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (30km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (32km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (33km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (34km)
  • Bourbon-l'Archambault: market Saturday (37km)

More information about La Perche, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near La Perche, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (14km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (26km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (14km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (27km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (33km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (11km)
  • Pierres Jaumetres (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (11km)
  • Issoudun (56km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Perche

Canton: Saulzais-le-Potier

Arrondissement: Saint-Amand-Montrond

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18200

Distance to La Perche

from Bourges (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 247 km

from Calais: 482 km

from Nice: 492 km

from Bordeaux: 316 km

from Strasbourg: 444 km

Getting here

La Perche is in the center of France. 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 Perche from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ainay-le-Vieil, Braize, Coust, Drevant, La Celette, La Groutte, Letelon, Meaulne, Saulzais-le-Potier and Urcay.

This page in French: Visiter La Perche

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