Lignerolles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of La Chatre at 15 km from Lignerolles

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Lignerolles is situated in the Indre department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Lignerolles in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Chatre at 15 km and Culan at 17 km.

Lignerolles, France: places to visit and attractions

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

La Chatre

La Chatre

at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Chatre guide


at 17 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide


at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Nohant-Vic guide


at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Chartier guide
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at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Allier department

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

See Montlucon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction west)

Gargilesse-Dampierre is a very small village, but also very pretty and in...

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide


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

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

See Herisson guide


at 49 km (direction west)

There are several churches of interest here in Argenton-sur-Creuse, and a very...

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide


at 49 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateauroux guide

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Map of places to visit near Lignerolles


Markets in and near Lignerolles

  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (9km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (17km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (29km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (34km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (38km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (40km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (42km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (46km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (48km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (54km)

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Tourist attractions near Lignerolles, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (28km)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (19km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (33km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (37km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (38km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (63km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (17km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (18km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (21km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (26km)
  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (24km)
  • Foret de Troncais (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (35km)
  • Eguzon-Chantome (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Lignerolles is in the eastern-center of France at 49 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Lignerolles is 263 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lignerolles

Canton: Sainte-Sévère-sur-Indre

Arrondissement: Châtre

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36160

Distance to Lignerolles

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 263 km

from Calais: 496 km

from Nice: 508 km

from Bordeaux: 281 km

from Strasbourg: 480 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into a Paris airport and drive from there or arrive in a cross-channel port with Le Havre and Caen about 3-4 hours distance in the car. For driving distances to Lignerolles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champillet, Feusines, La Motte-Feuilly, Perassay, Saint-Priest-la-Marche, Sainte-Severe-sur-Indre and Urciers.

This page in French: Visiter Lignerolles


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