Preaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Preaux in Indre

Visit Preaux: highlights and tourist information

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Preaux is situated in the Indre department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the eastern-center of France at 38 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Preaux is 219 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Preaux

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

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


  • 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)

Geography and distances

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

Preaux is in the eastern-center of France. 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