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Saint-Plantaire tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Plantaire: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Plantaire 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 39 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Saint-Plantaire is 271 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Gargilesse-Dampierre at 8 km and Argenton-sur-Creuse at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Plantaire, 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-Plantaire 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-Plantaire


Markets in and near Saint-Plantaire

  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (17km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (27km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (35km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (39km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (42km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (44km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (44km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (50km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (51km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (53km)

More information about Saint-Plantaire, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Saint-Plantaire, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (8km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (30km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (42km)
  • Pierres Jaumetres (46km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Eguzon-Chantome (7km)
  • La Souterraine (28km)
  • Bessines-sur-Gartempe (45km)
  • Gouzon (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Plantaire

Canton: Aigurande

Arrondissement: Châtre

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36190

Distance to Saint-Plantaire

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 271 km

from Calais: 500 km

from Nice: 536 km

from Bordeaux: 251 km

from Strasbourg: 514 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cuzion, Lourdoueix-Saint-Michel, Montchevrier and Orsennes.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Plantaire

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