Savigny-en-Sancerre tourism and travel guide

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Visit Savigny-en-Sancerre: highlights and tourist information

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Savigny-en-Sancerre is situated in the Cher department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the center of France at 51 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Savigny-en-Sancerre is 161 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sancerre at 12 km and Briare at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Savigny-en-Sancerre, 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 Savigny-en-Sancerre 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 Cher

Map of places to visit near Savigny-en-Sancerre

Markets in and near Savigny-en-Sancerre

  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (9km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Loire: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Saint-Satur: market Thursday (12km)
  • Vailly-sur-Sauldre: market Friday (12km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Loire: market Thursday (18km)
  • Briare: market Friday (24km)
  • Henrichemont: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Aubigny-sur-Nere: market Saturday all day (28km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (29km)
  • Gien: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)

More information about Savigny-en-Sancerre, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Savigny-en-Sancerre, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Benoît sur Loire (Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (38km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (44km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Savigny-en-Sancerre

Canton: Léré

Arrondissement: Bourges

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18240

Distance to Savigny-en-Sancerre

from Bourges (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 161 km

from Calais: 396 km

from Nice: 541 km

from Bordeaux: 390 km

from Strasbourg: 389 km

Getting here

Savigny-en-Sancerre 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 Savigny-en-Sancerre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Assigny, Boulleret, Lere, Sainte-Gemme-en-Sancerrois, Subligny and Sury-Pres-Lere.

This page in French: Visiter Savigny-en-Sancerre