Sarzay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sarzay in Indre

Photo is of Nohant-Vic at 6 km from Sarzay

Visit Sarzay: highlights and tourist information

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Sarzay 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 Sarzay in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Nohant-Vic at 6 km and La Chatre at 7 km.

Sarzay, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction north-east)

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

See Nohant-Vic guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Chatre guide


at 8 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Chartier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

Gargilesse-Dampierre is a very small village, but also very pretty and in...

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide
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at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateauroux guide


at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide


at 35 km (direction east), in the Cher department

The castle at Culan is one of the most interesting in the...

See Culan guide


at 41 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Issoudun guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village' of Saint-Benoit-de-Sault quickly...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 52 km (direction south-west), in the Creuse department

La Souterraine is one of those 'hard to find' traditional French towns...

See La Souterraine guide

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Map of places to visit near Sarzay


Markets in and near Sarzay

  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (23km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (27km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (28km)
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (29km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (37km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (37km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (39km)
  • Levroux: market Monday (48km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (50km)

More information about Sarzay, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Sarzay, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (7km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (6km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (35km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (45km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (6km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (24km)
  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (32km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (37km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (42km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Sarzay is in the eastern-center of France at 28 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Sarzay is 253 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sarzay

Canton: Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre

Arrondissement: Châtre

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36230

Distance to Sarzay

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 253 km

from Calais: 483 km

from Nice: 530 km

from Bordeaux: 275 km

from Strasbourg: 490 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 Sarzay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fougerolles, Le Magny, Montgivray, Montipouret, Nohant-Vic, Saint-Chartier and Tranzault.

This page in French: Visiter Sarzay


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