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Maron tourism and travel guide

Photo of Maron in Indre

Photo is of Chateauroux at 13 km from Maron

Visit Maron: highlights and tourist information

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Maron is situated in the Indre department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateauroux at 13 km and Saint-Chartier at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Maron, 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 Maron in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Chateauroux guide


at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Issoudun guide


at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Nohant-Vic guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 27 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See La Chatre guide


at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south-west)

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 45 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Valencay guide


at 45 km (direction north-west)

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

See Valencay guide


at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide


at 47 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 50 km (direction west)

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

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Bourges guide

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

Map of places to visit near Maron


Markets in and near Maron

  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (13km)
  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (19km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (24km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Levroux: market Monday (27km)
  • Vatan: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Reuilly: market Friday (34km)
  • Saint-Florent-sur-Cher: market Friday & (35km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (35km)
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (37km)

Hotels near Maron

More information about Maron, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Maron, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (24km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (37km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (44km)
  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (20km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (30km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (33km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (43km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (30km)
  • Eguzon-Chantome (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Maron is in the eastern-center of France at 13 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Maron is 231 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Maron

Canton: Ardentes

Arrondissement: Châteauroux

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36120

Distance to Maron

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 231 km

from Calais: 460 km

from Nice: 546 km

from Bordeaux: 289 km

from Strasbourg: 482 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 Maron from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Diors, Sainte-Fauste, Sassierges-Saint-Germain and Vouillon.

This page in French: Visiter Maron

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