Saint-Michel-en-Brenne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Michel-en-Brenne in Indre

Visit Saint-Michel-en-Brenne: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Michel-en-Brenne is situated in the Indre department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the eastern-center of France at 40 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Saint-Michel-en-Brenne is 244 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Brenne Regional Natural Park at 8 km and Angles-sur-l'Anglin at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Michel-en-Brenne, 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-Michel-en-Brenne 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 Indre

Map of places to visit near Saint-Michel-en-Brenne

Markets in and near Saint-Michel-en-Brenne

  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (4km)
  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (19km)
  • Palluau-sur-Indre: market Sunday (19km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Indre: market Friday (20km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (21km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (22km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (28km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (30km)

More information about Saint-Michel-en-Brenne, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Saint-Michel-en-Brenne, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Brenne (15km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (47km)
  • Touffou (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (15km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Eguzon-Chantome (52km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chateauroux (41km)
  • Veuil (44km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Michel-en-Brenne

Canton: Mézières-en-Brenne

Arrondissement: Blanc

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36290

Distance to Saint-Michel-en-Brenne

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 244 km

from Calais: 463 km

from Nice: 589 km

from Bordeaux: 257 km

from Strasbourg: 531 km

Getting here

Saint-Michel-en-Brenne is in the eastern-center of France. 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-Michel-en-Brenne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Mezieres-en-Brenne and Paulnay.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Michel-en-Brenne