Maillet tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Gargilesse-Dampierre at 9 km from Maillet

Visit Maillet: highlights and tourist information

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Maillet 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 Maillet in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gargilesse-Dampierre at 9 km and Argenton-sur-Creuse at 12 km.

Maillet, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction south-west)

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide


at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Nohant-Vic guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 24 km (direction east)

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

See La Chatre guide
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at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateauroux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 40 km (direction south-south-west), in the Creuse department

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

See La Souterraine guide


at 49 km (direction north-east)

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

See Issoudun guide


at 61 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

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Map of places to visit near Maillet


Markets in and near Maillet

  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (12km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (21km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (26km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (40km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (41km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (43km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (45km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (47km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (48km)

More information about Maillet, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Maillet, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (23km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (21km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (23km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (36km)
  • Pierres Jaumetres (52km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Maillet is in the eastern-center of France at 26 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Maillet is 259 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Maillet

Canton: Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre

Arrondissement: Châtre

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36340

Distance to Maillet

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 259 km

from Calais: 487 km

from Nice: 542 km

from Bordeaux: 261 km

from Strasbourg: 507 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 Maillet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouesse, Chavin, Cluis, Gournay, Malicornay, Mosnay and Pommiers.

This page in French: Visiter Maillet


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