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Le Chatelet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Chatelet in Cher

Photo is of Culan at 12 km from Le Chatelet

Visit Le Chatelet: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Culan at 12 km and Saint-Chartier at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Chatelet, 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 Le Chatelet in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 12 km (direction south-east)

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

See Culan guide


at 23 km (direction west), in the Indre department

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

See Saint-Chartier guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 23 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre department

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

See La Chatre guide


at 25 km (direction west), in the Indre department

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

See Nohant-Vic guide


at 36 km (direction east-south-east), in the Allier department

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

See Herisson guide


at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Allier department

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

See Montlucon guide


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

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

See Issoudun guide


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

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

See Chateauroux guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 50 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 50 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 50 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bourges guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Chatelet


Markets in and near Le Chatelet

  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (11km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (15km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (33km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (35km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (37km)
  • Saint-Florent-sur-Cher: market Friday & (39km)
  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (41km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (42km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (46km)

More information about Le Chatelet, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Le Chatelet, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (37km)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (24km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (15km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (18km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (19km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (5km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (8km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (25km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (27km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (33km)
  • Pierres Jaumetres (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Le Chatelet is in the center of France at 50 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Le Chatelet is 246 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Chatelet

Canton: Châtelet

Arrondissement: Saint-Amand-Montrond

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18170

Distance to Le Chatelet

from Bourges (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 246 km

from Calais: 480 km

from Nice: 509 km

from Bordeaux: 299 km

from Strasbourg: 463 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 Le Chatelet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beddes, Maisonnais, Saint-Jeanvrin and Saint-Pierre-les-Bois.

This page in French: Visiter Le Chatelet

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