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Preaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Preaux in Indre

Photo is of Montresor at 16 km from Preaux

Visit Preaux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montresor at 16 km and Loches at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Preaux, 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 Preaux in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Montresor

Montresor

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Montresor guide
Loches

Loches

at 24 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Loches guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Valencay guide
Valencay

Valencay

at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Valencay guide
 
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Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is a...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 38 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide
Chateauroux

Chateauroux

at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateauroux guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vienne department

The castle donjon and the medieval gateway are the main historical...

See La Roche-Posay guide
Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Vienne department

The pretty village of Angles sur l'Anglin and the...

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Amboise

Amboise

at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Although it is the castle that attracts visitors to Amboise, you will...

See Amboise guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard guide
Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Clos-Lucé was home to Leonardo da...

See Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise guide
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Chateau d'Amboise is a castle with impressive gardens...

See Chateau d'Amboise guide
Argenton-sur-Creuse

Argenton-sur-Creuse

at 51 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide

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

Map of places to visit near Preaux

 
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Markets in and near Preaux

  • Palluau-sur-Indre: market Sunday (9km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Indre: market Friday (10km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (17km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (23km)
  • Levroux: market Monday (25km)
  • Valencay: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Loches: market Wednesday all day & Saturday (26km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Saint-Aignan: market Saturday all day (28km)
  • Noyers-sur-Cher: market Sunday (30km)

More information about Preaux, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Preaux, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (50km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (38km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (26km)
 
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Geography and distances

Preaux is in the eastern-center of France at 38 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Preaux is 219 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Preaux

Canton: Écueillé

Arrondissement: Châteauroux

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36240

Distance to Preaux

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 219 km

from Calais: 439 km

from Nice: 595 km

from Bordeaux: 283 km

from Strasbourg: 512 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 Preaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Saint-Medard and Villedomain.

This page in French: Visiter Preaux

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