Sury-en-Vaux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Sancerre at 5 km from Sury-en-Vaux

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Sury-en-Vaux is situated in the Cher 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 Sury-en-Vaux in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sancerre at 5 km and La Charite-sur-Loire at 27 km.

Sury-en-Vaux, 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-east)

The pretty village of Sancerre is best known for the famous wines of the...

See Sancerre guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 27 km (direction south-east), in the Nievre department

In La Charité-sur-Loire you can visit the abbey church and other monastery buildings...

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide


at 30 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loiret department

With the Loire River and the Canal de Briare crossing in the centre of...

See Briare guide


at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

It is the multi-turreted castle and the Scottish connection that explain the popularity of...

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide


at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

At the remarkable site of Guedelon an entire medieval castle is being reconstructed using...

See Guedelon guide


at 37 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loiret department

To the east of the main Loire Valley, the view across the bridge to...

See Gien guide


at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bourges guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 44 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 49 km (direction south-east), in the Nievre department

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments and houses dating from the...

See Nevers guide


at 51 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide
Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Abbey at 62 km (direction north-west), in the Loiret department

Fans of romanesque architecture will appreciate the many period features in the 12th century...

See Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey guide

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Markets in and near Sury-en-Vaux

  • Saint-Satur: market Thursday (5km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Vailly-sur-Sauldre: market Friday (15km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Loire: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Henrichemont: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Loire: market Thursday (25km)
  • Aubigny-sur-Nere: market Saturday all day (31km)
  • Briare: market Friday (32km)
  • Baugy: market Friday (33km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (36km)

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Tourist attractions near Sury-en-Vaux, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Prés Fichaux (44km)
  • Forgeneuve (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Sury-en-Vaux is in the center of France at 44 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Sury-en-Vaux is 169 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sury-en-Vaux

Canton: Sancerre

Arrondissement: Bourges

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18300

Distance to Sury-en-Vaux

from Bourges (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 169 km

from Calais: 404 km

from Nice: 536 km

from Bordeaux: 384 km

from Strasbourg: 392 km

Getting here

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 Sury-en-Vaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bannay, Menetou-Ratel, Menetreol-sous-Sancerre, Saint-Satur, Sainte-Gemme-en-Sancerrois, Sancerre, Subligny and Verdigny.

This page in French: Visiter Sury-en-Vaux