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Parpecay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Parpecay in Indre

Photo is of Valencay at 8 km from Parpecay

Visit Parpecay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Valencay at 8 km and Chateau de Valencay at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Parpecay, 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 Parpecay in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Valencay

Valencay

at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Valencay guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Valencay guide
Montresor

Montresor

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Montresor guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 36 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Cheverny Castle is perhaps the most opulently furnished of the Loire castles,...

See Chateau de Cheverny guide
 
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Issoudun

Issoudun

at 38 km (direction south-east)

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

See Issoudun guide
Mehun-sur-Yevre

Mehun-sur-Yevre

at 43 km (direction east), in the Cher department

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide
Chateauroux

Chateauroux

at 44 km (direction south)

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

See Chateauroux guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

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

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

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The small village of Chaumont-sur-Loire is dominated by the Chateau de Chaumont,...

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 47 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The largest castle in the Loire Valley, Chateau de Chambord exceeds all...

See Chateau de Chambord guide
Blois

Blois

at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The town of Blois, with its castle, cathedral, extensive historic centre and...

See Blois guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

One of the most impressive of the Loire castles, the Chateau de...

See Chateau de Blois guide
Loches

Loches

at 51 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Loches guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 54 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard in Amboise is the first Renaissance...

See Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard guide

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

Map of places to visit near Parpecay

 
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Markets in and near Parpecay

  • Chabris: market Saturday (5km)
  • Gievres: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Valencay: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Selles-sur-Cher: market Thursday all day (11km)
  • Langon: market Friday (15km)
  • Gracay: market Thursday (16km)
  • Mennetou-sur-Cher: market Thursday (18km)
  • Romorantin-Lanthenay: market Wednesday all day & Saturday & Friday (18km)
  • Vatan: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Chatres-sur-Cher: market Tuesday (20km)

Hotels near Parpecay

More information about Parpecay, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Parpecay, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (19km)
  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (19km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (42km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (46km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (47km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (19km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (23km)
 
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Geography and distances

Parpecay is in the eastern-center of France at 44 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Parpecay is 190 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Parpecay

Canton: Saint-Christophe-en-Bazelle

Arrondissement: Issoudun

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36210

Distance to Parpecay

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 190 km

from Calais: 416 km

from Nice: 586 km

from Bordeaux: 315 km

from Strasbourg: 479 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 Parpecay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chabris, Menetou-sur-Nahon, Saint-Christophe-en-Bazelle, Sainte-Cecile, Semblecay and Varennes-sur-Fouzon.

This page in French: Visiter Parpecay

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