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Lourdoueix-Saint-Michel tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lourdoueix-Saint-Michel in Indre

Photo is of Gargilesse-Dampierre at 14 km from Lourdoueix-Saint-Michel

Visit Lourdoueix-Saint-Michel: highlights and tourist information

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Lourdoueix-Saint-Michel is situated in the Indre department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gargilesse-Dampierre at 14 km and Argenton-sur-Creuse at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lourdoueix-Saint-Michel, 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 Lourdoueix-Saint-Michel in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide


at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west)

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village' of Saint-Benoit-de-Sault...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Chatre guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 28 km (direction south-west), in the Creuse department

La Souterraine is one of those 'hard to find' traditional French towns...

See La Souterraine guide


at 29 km (direction north-east)

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

See Nohant-Vic guide


at 31 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 43 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateauroux guide


at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 53 km (direction west-north-west)

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is a perfect place...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide
Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 54 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The Lac de Saint-Pardoux s a large leisure lake...

See Lac de Saint-Pardoux guide


at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

In the small town of Le Dorat you will enjoy exploring the...

See Le-Dorat guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lourdoueix-Saint-Michel


Markets in and near Lourdoueix-Saint-Michel

  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (23km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (30km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (33km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (38km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (39km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (42km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (45km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (48km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (50km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (54km)

More information about Lourdoueix-Saint-Michel, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Lourdoueix-Saint-Michel, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (9km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (29km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Eguzon-Chantome (12km)
  • La Souterraine (28km)
  • Bessines-sur-Gartempe (45km)
  • Gouzon (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Lourdoueix-Saint-Michel is in the eastern-center of France at 43 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Lourdoueix-Saint-Michel is 274 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lourdoueix-Saint-Michel

Canton: Aigurande

Arrondissement: Châtre

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36140

Distance to Lourdoueix-Saint-Michel

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 274 km

from Calais: 503 km

from Nice: 530 km

from Bordeaux: 252 km

from Strasbourg: 511 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 Lourdoueix-Saint-Michel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fresselines, Measnes, Montchevrier, Nouzerolles, Orsennes and Saint-Plantaire.

This page in French: Visiter Lourdoueix-Saint-Michel

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