Sury-Pres-Lere tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Sancerre at 17 km from Sury-Pres-Lere

Visit Sury-Pres-Lere: highlights and tourist information

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Sury-Pres-Lere 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-Pres-Lere in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sancerre at 17 km and Briare at 19 km.

Sury-Pres-Lere, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 17 km (direction south)

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

See Sancerre guide


at 19 km (direction north-west), in the Loiret department

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

See Briare guide


at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Guedelon guide


at 28 km (direction north-west), in the Loiret department

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

See Gien guide
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at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 36 km (direction south-south-east), in the Nievre department

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

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide


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

The Collegiale Saint-Martin is the principal monument here in the historic centre...

See Clamecy guide
Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Abbey at 55 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loiret department

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

See Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey guide


at 57 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bourges guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 57 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 57 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 62 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide

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Map of places to visit near Sury-Pres-Lere


Markets in and near Sury-Pres-Lere

  • Beaulieu-sur-Loire: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Loire: market Thursday (15km)
  • Vailly-sur-Sauldre: market Friday (16km)
  • Saint-Satur: market Thursday (16km)
  • Briare: market Friday (21km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (23km)
  • Bleneau: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Gien: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Sury-Pres-Lere, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (33km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (40km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Sury-Pres-Lere is in the center of France at 57 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Sury-Pres-Lere is 157 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sury-Pres-Lere

Canton: Léré

Arrondissement: Bourges

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18240

Distance to Sury-Pres-Lere

from Bourges (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 157 km

from Calais: 392 km

from Nice: 542 km

from Bordeaux: 396 km

from Strasbourg: 383 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-Pres-Lere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annay, Belleville-sur-Loire, La Celle-sur-Loire, Lere, Myennes, Neuvy-sur-Loire and Savigny-en-Sancerre.

This page in French: Visiter Sury-Pres-Lere


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