Saligny-le-Vif tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saligny-le-Vif: highlights and tourist information

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Saligny-le-Vif is situated in the Cher department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the center of France at 28 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Saligny-le-Vif is 204 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Charite-sur-Loire at 24 km and Bourges Cathedral at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saligny-le-Vif, 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 Saligny-le-Vif in Centre-Loire Valley.

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


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Map of places to visit near Saligny-le-Vif

Markets in and near Saligny-le-Vif

  • Baugy: market Friday (5km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (24km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (24km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Bourges: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (28km)
  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (30km)
  • Saint-Satur: market Thursday (33km)
  • Henrichemont: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (37km)
  • Saint-Florent-sur-Cher: market Friday & (40km)

More information about Saligny-le-Vif, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Saligny-le-Vif, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (17km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (24km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (39km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral d'Apremont (26km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (28km)
  • Forgeneuve (32km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (52km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (53km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (26km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (41km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saligny-le-Vif

Canton: Baugy

Arrondissement: Bourges

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18800

Distance to Saligny-le-Vif

from Bourges (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 204 km

from Calais: 439 km

from Nice: 511 km

from Bordeaux: 356 km

from Strasbourg: 409 km

Getting here

Saligny-le-Vif is in the center of France. Most visitors fly into Paris and rent a car or drive from one of the channel ports such as Caen or Le Havre, a drive af about 2-3 hours. For driving distances to Saligny-le-Vif from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baugy, Bengy-sur-Craon, Chassy, Laverdines, Nerondes and Villequiers.

This page in French: Visiter Saligny-le-Vif