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Lantan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lantan in Cher

Photo is of Bourges Cathedral at 28 km from Lantan

Visit Lantan: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourges Cathedral at 28 km and Bourges at 28 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lantan, 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 Lantan in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide


at 28 km (direction west-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 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide


at 39 km (direction east), in the Nievre department

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

See Nevers guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Nievre department

In La Charité-sur-Loire you can visit the abbey church...

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide


at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

The castle and the 11th century Collegiale Notre-Dame are...

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide


at 44 km (direction south), in the Allier department

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

See Herisson guide


at 47 km (direction south-west)

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

See Culan guide


at 49 km (direction north-north-east)

The pretty village of Sancerre is best known for...

See Sancerre guide


at 58 km (direction south-east), in the Allier department

The Priory Church of Saint-Peter and Saint-Paul with the tombes of the...

See Souvigny guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lantan


Markets in and near Lantan

  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (8km)
  • Baugy: market Friday (20km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Bourges: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (28km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (29km)
  • Saint-Florent-sur-Cher: market Friday & (33km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (34km)
  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (39km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (41km)

More information about Lantan, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Lantan, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (5km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (19km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (22km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (48km)
  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Prés Fichaux (28km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (29km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (35km)
  • Forgeneuve (41km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (45km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (30km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (23km)

Geography and distances

Lantan is in the center of France at 28 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Lantan is 218 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lantan

Canton: Dun-sur-Auron

Arrondissement: Saint-Amand-Montrond

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18130

Distance to Lantan

from Bourges (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 218 km

from Calais: 453 km

from Nice: 507 km

from Bordeaux: 340 km

from Strasbourg: 423 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 Lantan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blet, Bussy, Chalivoy-Milon, Cornusse, Lugny-Bourbonnais and Osmery.

This page in French: Visiter Lantan

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