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Presly tourism and travel guide

Photo of Presly in Cher

Photo is of Aubigny-sur-Nere at 13 km from Presly

Visit Presly: highlights and tourist information

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Presly is situated in the Cher department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubigny-sur-Nere at 13 km and Mehun-sur-Yevre at 29 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Presly, 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 Presly in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 13 km (direction north-east)

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

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 34 km (direction south)

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 34 km (direction south)

Although Bourges is known for its stunning cathedral, it...

See Bourges guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 34 km (direction south)

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide


at 37 km (direction east)

The pretty village of Sancerre is best known for the famous...

See Sancerre guide


at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Loiret department

To the east of the main Loire Valley, the view across...

See Gien guide


at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Loiret department

With the Loire River and the Canal de Briare crossing in...

See Briare guide
Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Abbey at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Loiret department

Fans of romanesque architecture will appreciate the many period features in the...

See Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey guide


at 55 km (direction south-west), in the Indre department

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

See Issoudun guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 55 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nievre department

In La Charité-sur-Loire you can visit the abbey church and other...

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide


at 70 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loiret department

Meung sur Loire is a pretty medieval village near Orleans....

See Meung-sur-Loire guide
Les Jardins de Roquelin

Les Jardins de Roquelin

Garden at 70 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loiret department

The Jardins de Roquelin is a pretty rose garden in...

See Les Jardins de Roquelin guide

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

Map of places to visit near Presly


Markets in and near Presly

  • Aubigny-sur-Nere: market Saturday all day (13km)
  • Henrichemont: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Salbris: market Thursday & Saturday (23km)
  • Vailly-sur-Sauldre: market Friday (24km)
  • Vierzon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Mehun-sur-Yevre: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Nouan-le-Fuzelier: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Bourges: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (34km)
  • Lamotte-Beuvron: market Friday (35km)
  • Chatres-sur-Cher: market Tuesday (37km)

More information about Presly, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Presly, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Prés Fichaux (34km)
  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Presly is in the center of France at 34 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Presly is 163 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Presly

Canton: Chapelle-d'Angillon

Arrondissement: Vierzon

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18380

Distance to Presly

from Bourges (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 163 km

from Calais: 398 km

from Nice: 560 km

from Bordeaux: 363 km

from Strasbourg: 422 km

Getting here

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

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ennordres and La Chapelle-d'Angillon.

This page in French: Visiter Presly

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