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Murs tourism and travel guide

Photo of Murs in Indre

Photo is of Brenne Regional Natural Park at 19 km from Murs

Visit Murs: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Brenne Regional Natural Park at 19 km and Loches at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Murs, 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 Murs in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide


at 25 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Numerous historic monuments make the citadel in Loches a very interesting...

See Loches guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

On the Indrois river, it is the quaint old town, the castle...

See Montresor guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 30 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vienne department

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

See La Roche-Posay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction south-west), in the Vienne department

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Valencay guide


at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Valencay guide


at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Chateauroux guide


Heritage Site at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Vienne department

The highlight here is of course the Abbey of...

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide


at 45 km (direction south-east)

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The perfectly lovely Chateau-de-Chenonceau includes a renaissance gallery across the river...

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide


at 48 km (direction west), in the Vienne department

The quiet regional town of Chatellerault has some notable...

See Chatellerault guide


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

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

See Chauvigny guide


Most Beautiful Village at 56 km (direction south-east)

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide

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

Map of places to visit near Murs


Markets in and near Murs

  • Chatillon-sur-Indre: market Friday (8km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (11km)
  • Palluau-sur-Indre: market Sunday (12km)
  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (19km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (20km)
  • Loches: market Wednesday all day & Saturday (27km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (27km)
  • Ligueil: market Monday (30km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (30km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)

More information about Murs, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Murs, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (41km)
  • Touffou (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (27km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (40km)

Geography and distances

Murs is in the eastern-center of France at 42 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Murs is 233 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Murs

Canton: Châtillon-sur-Indre

Arrondissement: Châteauroux

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36700

Distance to Murs

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 233 km

from Calais: 451 km

from Nice: 596 km

from Bordeaux: 267 km

from Strasbourg: 526 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 Murs from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Clere-du-Bois, Clion and Villiers.

This page in French: Visiter Murs

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