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Tendu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Tendu in Indre

Photo is of Argenton-sur-Creuse at 7 km from Tendu

Visit Tendu: highlights and tourist information

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Tendu is situated in the Indre department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Argenton-sur-Creuse at 7 km and Gargilesse-Dampierre at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Tendu, 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 Tendu in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 7 km (direction south-west)

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide


at 21 km (direction north-east)

A little remote from the main tourist routes, Chateauroux...

See Chateauroux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-west)

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village' of...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide


at 31 km (direction east)

The 18th century French manor house where George Sand...

See Nohant-Vic guide


at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Chartier guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 33 km (direction east)

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

See La Chatre guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 46 km (direction south-south-west), in the Creuse department

La Souterraine is one of those 'hard to find'...

See La Souterraine guide


at 48 km (direction north-east)

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

See Issoudun guide


at 60 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

In the small town of Le Dorat you will enjoy...

See Le-Dorat guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Indre

Map of places to visit near Tendu


Markets in and near Tendu

  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (11km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (21km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (30km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (33km)
  • Levroux: market Monday (37km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (38km)
  • Palluau-sur-Indre: market Sunday (38km)
  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (47km)

More information about Tendu, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Tendu, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (32km)
  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (29km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (31km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (25km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Eguzon-Chantome (23km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Tendu is in the eastern-center of France at 21 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Tendu is 253 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Tendu

Canton: Argenton-sur-Creuse

Arrondissement: Châteauroux

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36200

Distance to Tendu

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 253 km

from Calais: 479 km

from Nice: 554 km

from Bordeaux: 261 km

from Strasbourg: 511 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 Tendu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chasseneuil, Mosnay and Saint-Marcel.

This page in French: Visiter Tendu

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