Primelles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Issoudun at 17 km from Primelles

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Primelles in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Issoudun at 17 km and Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur at 22 km.

Primelles, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 17 km (direction west), in the Indre department

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

See Issoudun guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 22 km (direction north-east)

The cathedral in Bourges is a 13th century building with remarkable stonework...

See Bourges Cathedral guide


at 22 km (direction north-east)

Although Bourges is known for its stunning cathedral, it also has a...

See Bourges guide
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at 24 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide


at 36 km (direction south-west), in the Indre department

Take a stroll through the grounds of the castle here in the...

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 37 km (direction south-west), in the Indre department

The 18th century French manor house where George Sand lived is the...

See Nohant-Vic guide


at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre department

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

See Chateauroux guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 42 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre department

La Chatre is a small town and quick to explore - before...

See La Chatre guide


at 44 km (direction south-south-east)

The castle at Culan is one of the most interesting in the...

See Culan guide


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

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

See Valencay guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

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

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

See Chateau de Valencay guide


at 60 km (direction south-east), in the Allier department

The ruined castle and the historic centre along the banks of the...

See Herisson guide


at 65 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sancerre guide

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Primelles, France

What to do at Primelles? 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

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)


Geography and distances

Primelles is in the center of France at 22 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Primelles is 215 kilometres from Paris).

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

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


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