Sainte-Lizaigne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sainte-Lizaigne in Indre

Photo is of Issoudun at 5 km from Sainte-Lizaigne

Visit Sainte-Lizaigne: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Lizaigne 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-Lizaigne in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Issoudun at 5 km and Mehun-sur-Yevre at 22 km.

Sainte-Lizaigne, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Issoudun guide


at 22 km (direction north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cher department

The Palais Jacques-Coeur is a charming medieval palace with impressive rooms and...

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cher department

Although Bourges is known for its stunning cathedral, it also has a...

See Bourges guide
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Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cher department

The cathedral in Bourges is a 13th century building with remarkable stonework...

See Bourges Cathedral guide


at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateauroux guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Valencay guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Valencay guide


at 40 km (direction south)

Take a stroll through the grounds of the castle here in the...

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 41 km (direction south)

The 18th century French manor house where George Sand lived is the...

See Nohant-Vic guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 47 km (direction south)

La Chatre is a small town and quick to explore - before...

See La Chatre guide


at 60 km (direction south-west)

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide

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Map of places to visit near Sainte-Lizaigne


Markets in and near Sainte-Lizaigne

  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (7km)
  • Reuilly: market Friday (9km)
  • Saint-Florent-sur-Cher: market Friday & (17km)
  • Vatan: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Gracay: market Thursday (20km)
  • Mehun-sur-Yevre: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Vierzon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Bourges: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (30km)
  • Chatres-sur-Cher: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Sainte-Lizaigne, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (33km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (42km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (44km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (27km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (30km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (41km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (43km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (18km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Sainte-Lizaigne is in the eastern-center of France at 33 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Lizaigne is 207 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Lizaigne

Canton: Issoudun-Nord

Arrondissement: Issoudun

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36260

Distance to Sainte-Lizaigne

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 207 km

from Calais: 439 km

from Nice: 550 km

from Bordeaux: 314 km

from Strasbourg: 462 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-Lizaigne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Diou, Les Bordes, Migny, Poisieux and Saint-Georges-sur-Arnon.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Lizaigne


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