Saulnay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saulnay in Indre

Visit Saulnay: highlights and tourist information

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Saulnay 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 33 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Saulnay is 235 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Brenne Regional Natural Park at 14 km and Montresor at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saulnay, 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 Saulnay 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 Saulnay

Markets in and near Saulnay

  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (7km)
  • Palluau-sur-Indre: market Sunday (9km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (12km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Indre: market Friday (15km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (26km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (29km)
  • Levroux: market Monday (29km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (31km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (33km)

More information about Saulnay, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Saulnay, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (51km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Brenne (22km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (36km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (22km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chateauroux (33km)
  • Veuil (34km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saulnay

Canton: Mézières-en-Brenne

Arrondissement: Blanc

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36290

Distance to Saulnay

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 235 km

from Calais: 455 km

from Nice: 587 km

from Bordeaux: 267 km

from Strasbourg: 521 km

Getting here

Saulnay 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 Saulnay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arpheuilles, Mezieres-en-Brenne and Sainte-Gemme.

This page in French: Visiter Saulnay