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Montierchaume tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montierchaume in Indre

Photo is of Chateauroux at 8 km from Montierchaume

Visit Montierchaume: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateauroux at 8 km and Issoudun at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montierchaume, 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 Montierchaume in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateauroux guide


at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Issoudun guide


at 28 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

See Nohant-Vic guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 35 km (direction south-east)

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

See La Chatre guide


at 36 km (direction south-west)

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 36 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Valencay guide


at 37 km (direction north-north-west)

The castle is the main attraction in Valencay, but...

See Valencay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide


at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 53 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 53 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Bourges guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montierchaume


Markets in and near Montierchaume

  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (8km)
  • Levroux: market Monday (18km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (20km)
  • Vatan: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (27km)
  • Gracay: market Thursday (32km)
  • Reuilly: market Friday (32km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (33km)
  • Palluau-sur-Indre: market Sunday (36km)

More information about Montierchaume, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Montierchaume, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (30km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (21km)
  • George Sand House (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (41km)
  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (21km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (29km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (46km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (24km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (53km)

Geography and distances

Montierchaume is in the eastern-center of France at 8 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Montierchaume is 226 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montierchaume

Canton: Châteauroux-Est

Arrondissement: Châteauroux

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36130

Distance to Montierchaume

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 226 km

from Calais: 454 km

from Nice: 555 km

from Bordeaux: 289 km

from Strasbourg: 486 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 Montierchaume from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Coings, Deols and Diors.

This page in French: Visiter Montierchaume

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