Oizon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Oizon in Cher

Visit Oizon: highlights and tourist information

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Oizon is situated in the Cher department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the center of France at 44 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Oizon is 154 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


... 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

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

  • Abbaye de Saint Benoît sur Loire (Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey) (40km)
  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (46km)

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

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

Oizon is in the center of France. 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