Mehun-sur-Yevre tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: The castle and the 11th century Collegiale Notre-Dame are among several sights of importance in Mehun-sur-Yevre

Mehun-sur-Yevre is situated in the Cher department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Mehun-sur-Yevre. For detailed visitor information see the Mehun-sur-Yevre travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Mehun-sur-Yevre include "recommended detour".

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Mehun-sur-Yevre in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourges at 15 km and Bourges Cathedral at 15 km.

Mehun-sur-Yevre, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bourges guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide


at 27 km (direction south-west), in the Indre department

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

See Issoudun guide


at 42 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide


at 49 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 50 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 51 km (direction east-north-east)

The pretty village of Sancerre is best known for the famous wines...

See Sancerre guide


at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre department

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

See Chateauroux guide

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Markets in and near Mehun-sur-Yevre

Market days in Mehun-sur-Yevre: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Mehun-sur-Yevre: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Vierzon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Bourges: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (15km)
  • Reuilly: market Friday (15km)
  • Saint-Florent-sur-Cher: market Friday & (17km)
  • Chatres-sur-Cher: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (28km)
  • Gracay: market Thursday (28km)
  • Henrichemont: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Mennetou-sur-Cher: market Thursday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Mehun-sur-Yevre, France

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

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (37km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (41km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (48km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Prés Fichaux (15km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (32km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Mehun-sur-Yevre is in the center of France at 15 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Mehun-sur-Yevre is 190 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mehun-sur-Yevre

Canton: Mehun-sur-Yèvre

Arrondissement: Vierzon

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18500

Distance to Mehun-sur-Yevre

from Bourges (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 190 km

from Calais: 424 km

from Nice: 549 km

from Bordeaux: 335 km

from Strasbourg: 442 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 Mehun-sur-Yevre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allouis, Berry-Bouy, Foecy, Marmagne, Preuilly, Quincy and Vignoux-sur-Barangeon.

This page in French: Visiter Mehun-sur-Yevre