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Mers-sur-Indre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mers-sur-Indre in Indre

Photo is of Nohant-Vic at 6 km from Mers-sur-Indre

Visit Mers-sur-Indre: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Nohant-Vic at 6 km and Saint-Chartier at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mers-sur-Indre, 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 Mers-sur-Indre in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Nohant-Vic guide


at 7 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Chartier guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 11 km (direction south-east)

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

See La Chatre guide


at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateauroux guide


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

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide


at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Issoudun guide


at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 56 km (direction south-west), in the Creuse department

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

See La Souterraine guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 61 km (direction north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 61 km (direction north-east), in the Cher department

The cathedral in Bourges is a 13th century building...

See Bourges Cathedral guide


at 62 km (direction north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Bourges guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mers-sur-Indre


Markets in and near Mers-sur-Indre

  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (22km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (25km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (27km)
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (29km)
  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (34km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (35km)
  • Levroux: market Monday (41km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (43km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (44km)

More information about Mers-sur-Indre, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Mers-sur-Indre, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (9km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (8km)
  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (34km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (45km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (6km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (26km)
  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (35km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (39km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (45km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (48km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Eguzon-Chantome (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Mers-sur-Indre is in the eastern-center of France at 22 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Mers-sur-Indre is 247 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mers-sur-Indre

Canton: Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre

Arrondissement: Châtre

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36230

Distance to Mers-sur-Indre

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 247 km

from Calais: 477 km

from Nice: 535 km

from Bordeaux: 278 km

from Strasbourg: 489 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 Mers-sur-Indre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lys-Saint-Georges, Montipouret, Nohant-Vic and Tranzault.

This page in French: Visiter Mers-sur-Indre

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