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Saint-Medard tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Medard in Indre

Photo is of Montresor at 18 km from Saint-Medard

Visit Saint-Medard: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Medard is situated in the Indre department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montresor at 18 km and Loches at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Medard, 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-Medard in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

On the Indrois river, it is the quaint old town, the castle...

See Montresor guide


at 23 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Numerous historic monuments make the citadel in Loches a very interesting place...

See Loches guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 28 km (direction south)

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

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Valencay guide


at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Valencay guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 39 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The perfectly lovely Chateau-de-Chenonceau includes a renaissance gallery across the river and...

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide


at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateauroux guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vienne department

The castle donjon and the medieval gateway are the main historical monuments...

See La Roche-Posay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Vienne department

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide


at 49 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Although it is the castle that attracts visitors to Amboise, you will...

See Amboise guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 50 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard in Amboise is the first Renaissance...

See Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard guide
Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 50 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Clos-Lucé was home to Leonardo da Vinci and you...

See Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise guide


at 50 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 50 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Chateau d'Amboise is a castle with impressive gardens and a lovely...

See Chateau d'Amboise guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Indre

Map of places to visit near Saint-Medard


Markets in and near Saint-Medard

  • Chatillon-sur-Indre: market Friday (6km)
  • Palluau-sur-Indre: market Sunday (8km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (17km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (20km)
  • Loches: market Wednesday all day & Saturday (24km)
  • Levroux: market Monday (28km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (29km)
  • Valencay: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Saint-Aignan: market Saturday all day (32km)

Hotels near Saint-Medard

More information about Saint-Medard, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Saint-Medard, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (50km)

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (62km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Veuil (25km)
  • Chateauroux (40km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (63km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (29km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Medard is in the eastern-center of France at 40 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Saint-Medard is 222 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Medard

Canton: Châtillon-sur-Indre

Arrondissement: Châteauroux

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36700

Distance to Saint-Medard

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 222 km

from Calais: 441 km

from Nice: 596 km

from Bordeaux: 279 km

from Strasbourg: 516 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-Medard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chatillon-sur-Indre, Le Tranger, Palluau-sur-Indre and Preaux.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Medard

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