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Plou tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Issoudun at 13 km from Plou

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Visit Plou: highlights and tourist information

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Plou is situated in the Cher department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the center of France at 21 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Plou is 203 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Issoudun at 13 km and Mehun-sur-Yevre at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Plou, 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 Plou 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 Plou


Markets in and near Plou

  • Reuilly: market Friday (9km)
  • Saint-Florent-sur-Cher: market Friday & (9km)
  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (14km)
  • Mehun-sur-Yevre: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Bourges: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Vierzon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Vatan: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Gracay: market Thursday (25km)
  • Chatres-sur-Cher: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (31km)

More information about Plou, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Plou, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (31km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (37km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (39km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Prés Fichaux (21km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (35km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (44km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (46km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (62km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (25km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Plou

Canton: Chârost

Arrondissement: Bourges

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18290

Distance to Plou

from Bourges (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 203 km

from Calais: 436 km

from Nice: 546 km

from Bordeaux: 322 km

from Strasbourg: 453 km

Getting here

Plou 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 Plou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Charost, Lazenay, Limeux, Migny, Poisieux, Saint-Georges-sur-Arnon and Sainte-Thorette.

This page in French: Visiter Plou

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