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Oizon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Oizon in Cher

Photo is of Aubigny-sur-Nere at 6 km from Oizon

Visit Oizon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubigny-sur-Nere at 6 km and Briare at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Oizon, 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 Oizon in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide


at 25 km (direction north-east), in the Loiret department

With the Loire River and the Canal de Briare crossing...

See Briare guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Gien guide


at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

The pretty village of Sancerre is best known for the famous...

See Sancerre guide
Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Abbey at 40 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loiret department

Fans of romanesque architecture will appreciate the many period features...

See Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey guide


at 43 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide


at 44 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Bourges guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 44 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 44 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide


at 50 km (direction east), in the Yonne department

At the remarkable site of Guedelon an entire medieval castle is being...

See Guedelon guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 50 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nievre department

In La Charité-sur-Loire you can visit the abbey church...

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide
Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Garden at 60 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loiret department

The Parc Floral de la Source is an extensive park to the...

See Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans guide
Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral at 66 km (direction north-west), in the Loiret department

The carvings and grandeur of the western facade are the highlight...

See Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans guide


at 66 km (direction north-west), in the Loiret department

The large town of Orleans has a great deal to...

See Orleans guide

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

Map of places to visit near Oizon


Markets in and near Oizon

  • Aubigny-sur-Nere: market Saturday all day (6km)
  • Vailly-sur-Sauldre: market Friday (11km)
  • Henrichemont: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Loire: market Thursday (22km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Loire: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Briare: market Friday (25km)
  • Gien: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Saint-Satur: market Thursday (30km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (32km)
  • Sully-sur-Loire: market Monday all day (34km)

More information about Oizon, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Oizon, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (38km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (44km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (44km)
  • Parc Floral de la Source (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (63km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Oizon is in the center of France at 44 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Oizon is 154 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Oizon

Canton: Aubigny-sur-Nère

Arrondissement: Vierzon

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18700

Distance to Oizon

from Bourges (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 154 km

from Calais: 389 km

from Nice: 559 km

from Bordeaux: 378 km

from Strasbourg: 408 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 Oizon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubigny-sur-Nere, Concressault and Dampierre-en-Crot.

This page in French: Visiter Oizon

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