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Mauvieres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mauvieres in Indre

Photo is of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe at 17 km from Mauvieres

Visit Mauvieres: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe at 17 km and Angles-sur-l'Anglin at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mauvieres, 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 Mauvieres in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



Heritage Site at 17 km (direction 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


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vienne department

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

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

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vienne department

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

See Montmorillon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 32 km (direction north-west), in the Vienne department

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

See La Roche-Posay guide


at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide


at 34 km (direction west), in the Vienne department

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

See Chauvigny guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide


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

In the small town of Le Dorat you will enjoy exploring the...

See Le-Dorat guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 48 km (direction south-east), in the Creuse department

La Souterraine is one of those 'hard to find'...

See La Souterraine guide


at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vienne department

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

See Chatellerault guide


at 50 km (direction south), in the Haute-Vienne department

The small market town of Bellac has some medieval...

See Bellac guide


at 53 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateauroux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mauvieres


Markets in and near Mauvieres

  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (7km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (17km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (26km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (29km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (32km)
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (33km)
  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (33km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (44km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (44km)

More information about Mauvieres, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Mauvieres, France

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

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 (39km)
  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (16km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Mauvieres is in the eastern-center of France at 53 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Mauvieres is 271 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mauvieres

Canton: Bélâbre

Arrondissement: Blanc

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36370

Distance to Mauvieres

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 271 km

from Calais: 490 km

from Nice: 580 km

from Bordeaux: 232 km

from Strasbourg: 547 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 Mauvieres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belabre, Concremiers and Saint-Hilaire-sur-Benaize.

This page in French: Visiter Mauvieres

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