Lurais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lurais in Indre

Visit Lurais: highlights and tourist information

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Lurais 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 57 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Lurais is 261 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Angles-sur-l'Anglin at 5 km and La Roche-Posay at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lurais, 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 Lurais 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 Lurais

Markets in and near Lurais

  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (12km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (17km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (17km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (24km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (27km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (33km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Indre: market Friday (35km)
  • Descartes: market Sunday (36km)

More information about Lurais, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Lurais, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Lurais.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (36km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Touffou (29km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (21km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Lurais

Canton: Tournon-Saint-Martin

Arrondissement: Blanc

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36220

Distance to Lurais

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 261 km

from Calais: 477 km

from Nice: 597 km

from Bordeaux: 239 km

from Strasbourg: 550 km

Getting here

Lurais 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 Lurais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angles-sur-l'Anglin, Fontgombault, Neons-sur-Creuse, Preuilly-la-Ville, Sauzelles, Tournon-Saint-Martin and Tournon-Saint-Pierre.

This page in French: Visiter Lurais