Saint-Hilaire-en-Lignieres tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Hilaire-en-Lignieres: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Hilaire-en-Lignieres is situated in the Cher department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the center of France at 43 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Saint-Hilaire-en-Lignieres is 237 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Chartier at 17 km and Nohant-Vic at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Hilaire-en-Lignieres, 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-Hilaire-en-Lignieres in Centre-Loire Valley.

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


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Map of places to visit near Saint-Hilaire-en-Lignieres

Markets in and near Saint-Hilaire-en-Lignieres

  • Lignieres: market Monday (3km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (19km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (28km)
  • Saint-Florent-sur-Cher: market Friday & (30km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (35km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (37km)
  • Reuilly: market Friday (41km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (42km)
  • Bourges: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (43km)

More information about Saint-Hilaire-en-Lignieres, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Saint-Hilaire-en-Lignieres, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Hilaire-en-Lignieres.

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (32km)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (19km)
  • Bourges Cathedral (43km)
  • Palace Jacques Coeur (43km)
  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (15km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (21km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (22km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (10km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (18km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (19km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (38km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (43km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (52km)
  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (25km)
  • Issoudun (28km)
  • Chateauroux (37km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Hilaire-en-Lignieres

Canton: Lignières

Arrondissement: Saint-Amand-Montrond

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

Postcode: 18160

Distance to Saint-Hilaire-en-Lignieres

from Bourges (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 237 km

from Calais: 470 km

from Nice: 522 km

from Bordeaux: 299 km

from Strasbourg: 466 km

Getting here

Saint-Hilaire-en-Lignieres 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-Hilaire-en-Lignieres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Saint-Hilaire-en-Lignieres): Ids-Saint-Roch, Lignieres and Touchay.

This page in French: Visitez Saint-Hilaire-en-Lignieres