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Paudy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Paudy in Indre

Photo is of Issoudun at 10 km from Paudy

Visit Paudy: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Issoudun at 10 km and Mehun-sur-Yevre at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Paudy, 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 Paudy in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Issoudun guide


at 26 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide


at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Valencay guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Valencay guide


at 31 km (direction south-west)

A little remote from the main tourist routes, Chateauroux...

See Chateauroux guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 36 km (direction east), in the Cher department

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 37 km (direction east), in the Cher department

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

See Bourges guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 37 km (direction east), in the Cher department

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide


at 43 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 45 km (direction south)

The 18th century French manor house where George Sand lived...

See Nohant-Vic guide


at 58 km (direction south-west)

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide


at 64 km (direction north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide

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

Map of places to visit near Paudy


Markets in and near Paudy

  • Vatan: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Reuilly: market Friday (11km)
  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (12km)
  • Gracay: market Thursday (13km)
  • Vierzon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Levroux: market Monday (24km)
  • Chatres-sur-Cher: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Saint-Florent-sur-Cher: market Friday & (25km)
  • Mehun-sur-Yevre: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Mennetou-sur-Cher: market Thursday (26km)

More information about Paudy, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Paudy, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (41km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (50km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (18km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (37km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (45km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (50km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (9km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (49km)

Geography and distances

Paudy is in the eastern-center of France at 31 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Paudy is 205 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Paudy

Canton: Issoudun-Nord

Arrondissement: Issoudun

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36260

Distance to Paudy

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 205 km

from Calais: 435 km

from Nice: 559 km

from Bordeaux: 312 km

from Strasbourg: 468 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 Paudy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Giroux, Lucay-le-Libre, Menetreols-sous-Vatan and Meunet-sur-Vatan.

This page in French: Visiter Paudy

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