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Saint-Caprais tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Caprais: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Caprais is situated in the Cher department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the center of France at 15 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Saint-Caprais is 210 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourges Cathedral at 15 km and Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Caprais, 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 Saint-Caprais 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 Saint-Caprais

Markets in and near Saint-Caprais

  • Saint-Florent-sur-Cher: market Friday & (5km)
  • Bourges: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • Mehun-sur-Yevre: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (23km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (23km)
  • Reuilly: market Friday (23km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (26km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Vierzon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Baugy: market Friday (35km)

More information about Saint-Caprais, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Saint-Caprais, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (55km)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (21km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (23km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (25km)
  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (27km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Prés Fichaux (15km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (36km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (37km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (49km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Issoudun (23km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (31km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Caprais

Canton: Levet

Arrondissement: Bourges

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18400

Distance to Saint-Caprais

from Bourges (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 210 km

from Calais: 444 km

from Nice: 532 km

from Bordeaux: 325 km

from Strasbourg: 445 km

Getting here

Saint-Caprais 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 Saint-Caprais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arcay, Lapan, Le Subdray, Lunery, Saint-Florent-sur-Cher, Sainte-Lunaise and Trouy.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Caprais

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