Sainte-Cecile tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sainte-Cecile in Indre

Photo is of Valencay at 8 km from Sainte-Cecile

Visit Sainte-Cecile: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Cecile is situated in the Indre department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Sainte-Cecile in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Valencay at 8 km and Chateau de Valencay at 9 km.

Sainte-Cecile, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Valencay guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Valencay guide


at 35 km (direction south-east)

There are few important monuments here in Issoudun, but we enjoyed a...

See Issoudun guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Montresor guide
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Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 38 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Cheverny Castle is perhaps the most opulently furnished of the Loire castles,...

See Chateau de Cheverny guide


at 42 km (direction east), in the Cher department

The castle and the 11th century Collegiale Notre-Dame are among several sights...

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide


at 42 km (direction south)

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

See Chateauroux guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 48 km (direction west-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
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 49 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The small village of Chaumont-sur-Loire is dominated by the Chateau de Chaumont,...

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 49 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The largest castle in the Loire Valley, Chateau de Chambord exceeds all...

See Chateau de Chambord guide


at 51 km (direction north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The town of Blois, with its castle, cathedral, extensive historic centre and...

See Blois guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 51 km (direction north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

One of the most impressive of the Loire castles, the Chateau de...

See Chateau de Blois guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 59 km (direction south-west)

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

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide

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Markets in and near Sainte-Cecile

  • Chabris: market Saturday (8km)
  • Valencay: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Gievres: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Selles-sur-Cher: market Thursday all day (13km)
  • Gracay: market Thursday (14km)
  • Langon: market Friday (16km)
  • Vatan: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Mennetou-sur-Cher: market Thursday (18km)
  • Chatres-sur-Cher: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Romorantin-Lanthenay: market Wednesday all day & Saturday & Friday (20km)

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Tourist attractions near Sainte-Cecile, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (16km)
  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (16km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (44km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (17km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (25km)

Geography and distances

Sainte-Cecile is in the eastern-center of France at 42 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Cecile is 192 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Cecile

Canton: Saint-Christophe-en-Bazelle

Arrondissement: Issoudun

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36210

Distance to Sainte-Cecile

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 192 km

from Calais: 419 km

from Nice: 584 km

from Bordeaux: 314 km

from Strasbourg: 479 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 Sainte-Cecile from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Buxeuil, Menetou-sur-Nahon, Parpecay, Poulaines, Saint-Christophe-en-Bazelle, Semblecay and Varennes-sur-Fouzon.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Cecile


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