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Lury-sur-Arnon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lury-sur-Arnon in Cher

Photo is of Mehun-sur-Yevre at 12 km from Lury-sur-Arnon

Visit Lury-sur-Arnon: highlights and tourist information

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Lury-sur-Arnon is situated in the Cher department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mehun-sur-Yevre at 12 km and Issoudun at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lury-sur-Arnon, 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 Lury-sur-Arnon in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 12 km (direction east)

The castle and the 11th century Collegiale Notre-Dame are among several sights...

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide


at 19 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre department

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

See Issoudun guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Bourges guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide


at 37 km (direction west), in the Indre department

The castle is the main attraction in Valencay, but we also suggest...

See Valencay guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 38 km (direction west), in the Indre department

The renaissance style castle and formal gardens make the Chateau de Valencay...

See Chateau de Valencay guide


at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Indre department

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

See Chateauroux guide


at 49 km (direction north-east)

It is the multi-turreted castle and the Scottish connection that explain the...

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 61 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Cheverny Castle is perhaps the most opulently furnished of the Loire castles,...

See Chateau de Cheverny guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lury-sur-Arnon


Markets in and near Lury-sur-Arnon

  • Reuilly: market Friday (5km)
  • Vierzon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Mehun-sur-Yevre: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Gracay: market Thursday (16km)
  • Chatres-sur-Cher: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Vatan: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (21km)
  • Saint-Florent-sur-Cher: market Friday & (21km)
  • Mennetou-sur-Cher: market Thursday (22km)
  • Langon: market Friday (25km)

Hotels near Lury-sur-Arnon

More information about Lury-sur-Arnon, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Lury-sur-Arnon, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (47km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (47km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (50km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Prés Fichaux (26km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (31km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (20km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Lury-sur-Arnon is in the center of France at 26 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Lury-sur-Arnon is 193 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lury-sur-Arnon

Canton: Lury-sur-Arnon

Arrondissement: Vierzon

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18120

Distance to Lury-sur-Arnon

from Bourges (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 193 km

from Calais: 425 km

from Nice: 557 km

from Bordeaux: 326 km

from Strasbourg: 454 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 Lury-sur-Arnon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brinay, Cerbois, Chery, Massay, Mereau and Reuilly.

This page in French: Visiter Lury-sur-Arnon

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