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Martizay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Martizay in Indre

Photo is of Brenne Regional Natural Park at 15 km from Martizay

Visit Martizay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Brenne Regional Natural Park at 15 km and Angles-sur-l'Anglin at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Martizay, 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 Martizay in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide
Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction south-west), in the Vienne department

The pretty village of Angles sur l'Anglin and the...

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 18 km (direction west), in the Vienne department

The castle donjon and the medieval gateway are the main historical...

See La Roche-Posay guide
Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 30 km (direction south-west), in the Vienne department

The highlight here is of course the Abbey of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe, certainly...

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
 
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Loches

Loches

at 34 km (direction south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Numerous historic monuments make the citadel in Loches a very...

See Loches guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 38 km (direction west), in the Vienne department

The quiet regional town of Chatellerault has some notable 18th century townhouses...

See Chatellerault guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

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

We especially enjoyed exploring the castles along the hilltop when visiting Chauvigny...

See Chauvigny guide
Montresor

Montresor

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

On the Indrois river, it is the quaint old town, the...

See Montresor guide
Argenton-sur-Creuse

Argenton-sur-Creuse

at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide
Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 44 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vienne department

Although it is quite a small town, there is a...

See Montmorillon guide
Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide
Chateauroux

Chateauroux

at 49 km (direction east)

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

See Chateauroux guide
Gargilesse-Dampierre

Gargilesse-Dampierre

Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 55 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de Valencay guide

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

Map of places to visit near Martizay

 
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Markets in and near Martizay

  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (10km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (13km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (19km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (22km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Indre: market Friday (22km)
  • Palluau-sur-Indre: market Sunday (26km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (30km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (30km)
  • Ligueil: market Monday (31km)

More information about Martizay, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Martizay, France

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

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Touffou (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (20km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Eguzon-Chantome (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Veuil (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Martizay is in the eastern-center of France at 49 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Martizay is 248 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Martizay

Canton: Tournon-Saint-Martin

Arrondissement: Blanc

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36220

Distance to Martizay

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 248 km

from Calais: 464 km

from Nice: 597 km

from Bordeaux: 252 km

from Strasbourg: 539 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 Martizay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Azay-le-Ferron, Bossay-sur-Claise and Linge.

This page in French: Visiter Martizay

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