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Mery-sur-Cher tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mery-sur-Cher in Cher

Photo is of Mehun-sur-Yevre at 21 km from Mery-sur-Cher

Visit Mery-sur-Cher: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Mehun-sur-Yevre at 21 km and Issoudun at 32 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mery-sur-Cher, 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 Mery-sur-Cher in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Mehun-sur-Yevre

Mehun-sur-Yevre

at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide
Issoudun

Issoudun

at 32 km (direction south), in the Indre department

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

See Issoudun guide
Valencay

Valencay

at 33 km (direction west-south-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 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre department

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

See Chateau de Valencay guide
 
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Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide
Bourges

Bourges

at 36 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 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide
Aubigny-sur-Nere

Aubigny-sur-Nere

at 44 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 49 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Cheverny Castle is perhaps the most opulently furnished of the...

See Chateau de Cheverny guide
Chateauroux

Chateauroux

at 53 km (direction south-west), in the Indre department

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

See Chateauroux guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 54 km (direction north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The largest castle in the Loire Valley, Chateau de...

See Chateau de Chambord guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 62 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

One of the most impressive of the Loire castles, the Chateau...

See Chateau de Blois guide
Blois

Blois

at 62 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The town of Blois, with its castle, cathedral, extensive historic...

See Blois guide
Gien

Gien

at 69 km (direction north-east), in the Loiret department

To the east of the main Loire Valley, the...

See Gien guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mery-sur-Cher

 
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Markets in and near Mery-sur-Cher

  • Vierzon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Chatres-sur-Cher: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Mennetou-sur-Cher: market Thursday (10km)
  • Langon: market Friday (13km)
  • Gracay: market Thursday (15km)
  • Reuilly: market Friday (18km)
  • Salbris: market Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Mehun-sur-Yevre: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Romorantin-Lanthenay: market Wednesday all day & Saturday & Friday (23km)
  • Vatan: market Wednesday (23km)

More information about Mery-sur-Cher, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Mery-sur-Cher, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (45km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (33km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (23km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Mery-sur-Cher is in the center of France at 36 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Mery-sur-Cher is 181 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mery-sur-Cher

Canton: Vierzon 2e Canton

Arrondissement: Vierzon

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18100

Distance to Mery-sur-Cher

from Bourges (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 181 km

from Calais: 412 km

from Nice: 570 km

from Bordeaux: 333 km

from Strasbourg: 454 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 Mery-sur-Cher from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Saint-Georges-sur-la-Pree, Saint-Hilaire-de-Court and Thenioux.

This page in French: Visiter Mery-sur-Cher

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