Primelles tourism and travel guide

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Visit Primelles: highlights and tourist information

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Primelles is situated in the Cher department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the center of France at 22 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Primelles is 215 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Issoudun at 17 km and Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Primelles, 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 Primelles 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 Primelles

Markets in and near Primelles

  • Saint-Florent-sur-Cher: market Friday & (7km)
  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (17km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (20km)
  • Reuilly: market Friday (22km)
  • Bourges: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (23km)
  • Mehun-sur-Yevre: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (27km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Vierzon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Vatan: market Wednesday (34km)

More information about Primelles, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Primelles, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (48km)

National Monuments

  • Bourges Cathedral (22km)
  • Palace Jacques Coeur (22km)
  • George Sand House (38km)
  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (20km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (25km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (28km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (28km)
  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Prés Fichaux (22km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (32km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (33km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (50km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Issoudun (17km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (32km)
  • Chateauroux (41km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Primelles

Canton: Chârost

Arrondissement: Bourges

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18400

Distance to Primelles

from Bourges (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 215 km

from Calais: 448 km

from Nice: 534 km

from Bordeaux: 317 km

from Strasbourg: 453 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Civray, Lunery and Mareuil-sur-Arnon.

This page in French: Visiter Primelles