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Lazenay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lazenay in Cher

Photo is of Issoudun at 13 km from Lazenay

Visit Lazenay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Issoudun at 13 km and Mehun-sur-Yevre at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lazenay, 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 Lazenay in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 13 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre department

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

See Issoudun guide


at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Bourges guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Valencay guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 39 km (direction west), in the Indre department

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

See Chateau de Valencay guide


at 40 km (direction south-west), in the Indre department

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

See Chateauroux guide


at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre department

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

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 49 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre department

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

See Nohant-Vic guide


at 55 km (direction north-east)

It is the multi-turreted castle and the Scottish connection that...

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 66 km (direction north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Cheverny Castle is perhaps the most opulently furnished of the Loire castles,...

See Chateau de Cheverny guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lazenay


Markets in and near Lazenay

  • Reuilly: market Friday (2km)
  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (14km)
  • Mehun-sur-Yevre: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Saint-Florent-sur-Cher: market Friday & (16km)
  • Vierzon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Gracay: market Thursday (18km)
  • Vatan: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Chatres-sur-Cher: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Bourges: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Mennetou-sur-Cher: market Thursday (27km)

More information about Lazenay, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Lazenay, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (37km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (44km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (45km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Prés Fichaux (25km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (29km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (19km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Lazenay is in the center of France at 25 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Lazenay is 200 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lazenay

Canton: Lury-sur-Arnon

Arrondissement: Vierzon

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18120

Distance to Lazenay

from Bourges (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 200 km

from Calais: 431 km

from Nice: 553 km

from Bordeaux: 321 km

from Strasbourg: 457 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 Lazenay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cerbois, Chery, Diou, Limeux, Migny, Plou, Poisieux and Reuilly.

This page in French: Visiter Lazenay

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