Saint-Valentin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Valentin in Indre

Visit Saint-Valentin: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Valentin 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 21 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Saint-Valentin is 215 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Issoudun at 10 km and Chateauroux at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Valentin, 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-Valentin 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-Valentin

Markets in and near Saint-Valentin

  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (10km)
  • Vatan: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Levroux: market Monday (19km)
  • Reuilly: market Friday (20km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (21km)
  • Gracay: market Thursday (22km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Saint-Florent-sur-Cher: market Friday & (29km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (32km)
  • Valencay: market Tuesday (33km)

More information about Saint-Valentin, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Saint-Valentin, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (40km)

National Monuments

  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (18km)
  • George Sand House (37km)
  • Palace Jacques Coeur (43km)
  • Bourges Cathedral (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (48km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (49km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (18km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (35km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (43km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (44km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (14km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Issoudun (10km)
  • Chateauroux (21km)
  • Veuil (32km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (51km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Valentin

Canton: Issoudun-Nord

Arrondissement: Issoudun

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36100

Distance to Saint-Valentin

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 215 km

from Calais: 445 km

from Nice: 556 km

from Bordeaux: 302 km

from Strasbourg: 476 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Champenoise, Lizeray, Saint-Aoustrille and Thizay.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Valentin