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Niherne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Niherne: highlights and tourist information

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Niherne is situated in the Indre department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the eastern-center of France at 10 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Niherne is 233 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateauroux at 10 km and Argenton-sur-Creuse at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Niherne, 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 Niherne in Centre-Loire Valley.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Niherne


Markets in and near Niherne

  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (10km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (13km)
  • Levroux: market Monday (17km)
  • Palluau-sur-Indre: market Sunday (23km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (24km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (27km)
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (28km)
  • Vatan: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Indre: market Friday (34km)

More information about Niherne, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Niherne, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (25km)
  • George Sand House (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (25km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (30km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (33km)
  • Eguzon-Chantome (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Niherne

Canton: Châteauroux-Ouest

Arrondissement: Châteauroux

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36250

Distance to Niherne

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 233 km

from Calais: 459 km

from Nice: 566 km

from Bordeaux: 277 km

from Strasbourg: 502 km

Getting here

Niherne is in the eastern-center of France. 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 Niherne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Saint-Maur, Villedieu-sur-Indre and Villers-les-Ormes.

This page in French: Visiter Niherne

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