Saint-Benoit-du-Sault tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village' of Saint-Benoit-de-Sault quickly take you back several hundred years in time

Saint-Benoit-du-Sault is situated in the Indre department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Saint-Benoit-du-Sault. For detailed visitor information see the Saint-Benoit-du-Sault travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Saint-Benoit-du-Sault include "most beautiful village".

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Argenton-sur-Creuse at 19 km and La Souterraine at 24 km.

Saint-Benoit-du-Sault, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

Gargilesse-Dampierre is a very small village, but also very pretty and in...

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide


at 19 km (direction north-east)

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 24 km (direction south-south-east), in the Creuse department

La Souterraine is one of those 'hard to find' traditional French towns...

See La Souterraine guide


at 34 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

In the small town of Le Dorat you will enjoy exploring the...

See Le-Dorat guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 37 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide


at 40 km (direction west), in the Vienne department

Although it is quite a small town, there is a lot to...

See Montmorillon guide


Heritage Site at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vienne department

The highlight here is of course the Abbey of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe, certainly the...

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 43 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The Lac de Saint-Pardoux s a large leisure lake in the Haute-Vienne...

See Lac de Saint-Pardoux guide


at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The small market town of Bellac has some medieval houses of interest,...

See Bellac guide


at 47 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateauroux guide


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

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 48 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Chatre guide


at 49 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Nohant-Vic guide


at 51 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Chartier guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (18km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (22km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (33km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (40km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (43km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (43km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (44km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (47km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (47km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (59km)

More information about Saint-Benoit-du-Sault, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Saint-Benoit-du-Sault, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (49km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (19km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (29km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Saint-Benoit-du-Sault is in the eastern-center of France at 47 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Saint-Benoit-du-Sault is 278 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

Canton: Saint-Gaultier

Arrondissement: Le Blanc

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: na

Distance to Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 278 km

from Calais: 502 km

from Nice: 553 km

from Bordeaux: 235 km

from Strasbourg: 533 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 Saint-Benoit-du-Sault from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Chatre-Langlin, Parnac, Roussines, Sacierges-Saint-Martin and Saint-Gilles.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Benoit-du-Sault