Nohant-Vic tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: The 18th century French manor house where George Sand lived is the main attraction in the village of Nohant-Vic

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Nohant-Vic. For detailed visitor information see the Nohant-Vic travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Nohant-Vic in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Chatre at 7 km and Chateauroux at 28 km.

Nohant-Vic, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 2 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Chartier guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 7 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See La Chatre guide


at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateauroux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide
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at 32 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide


at 34 km (direction west)

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide


at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Issoudun guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 58 km (direction south-west), in the Creuse department

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

See La Souterraine guide


at 59 km (direction east-south-east), in the Allier department

Periods of prosperity in the 12th, 15th and 19th centuries have each...

See Montlucon guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 60 km (direction north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 60 km (direction north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 60 km (direction north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Bourges guide

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Markets in and near Nohant-Vic

  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (21km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (21km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (27km)
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (34km)
  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (35km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (38km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (41km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (43km)
  • Saint-Florent-sur-Cher: market Friday & (45km)

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Tourist attractions near Nohant-Vic, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (13km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (2km)
  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (29km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (40km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (0km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (20km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (33km)
  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (38km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (39km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (44km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Nohant-Vic is in the eastern-center of France at 28 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Nohant-Vic is 248 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Nohant-Vic

Canton: Châtre

Arrondissement: Châtre

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36400

Distance to Nohant-Vic

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 248 km

from Calais: 479 km

from Nice: 529 km

from Bordeaux: 281 km

from Strasbourg: 485 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 Nohant-Vic from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lourouer-Saint-Laurent, Mers-sur-Indre, Montgivray, Montipouret, Saint-Chartier, Sarzay and Verneuil-sur-Igneraie.

This page in French: Visiter Nohant-Vic


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