Lignerolles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lignerolles in Indre

Visit Lignerolles: highlights and tourist information

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Lignerolles is situated in the Indre department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the eastern-center of France at 49 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Lignerolles is 263 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Chatre at 15 km and Culan at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lignerolles, 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 Lignerolles 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 Indre

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)

More information about Lignerolles, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Lignerolles, France

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

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

Lignerolles is in the eastern-center of France. 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