Thauvenay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Thauvenay in Cher

Visit Thauvenay: highlights and tourist information

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Thauvenay is situated in the Cher department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the center of France at 43 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Thauvenay is 177 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sancerre at 4 km and La Charite-sur-Loire at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Thauvenay, 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 Thauvenay 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 Thauvenay

Markets in and near Thauvenay

  • Saint-Satur: market Thursday (4km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (13km)
  • Vailly-sur-Sauldre: market Friday (23km)
  • Henrichemont: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Loire: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Baugy: market Friday (27km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Loire: market Thursday (33km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (36km)
  • Aubigny-sur-Nere: market Saturday all day (38km)
  • Briare: market Friday (40km)

More information about Thauvenay, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Thauvenay, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Forgeneuve (41km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (43km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (46km)

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 (31km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Thauvenay

Canton: Sancerre

Arrondissement: Bourges

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18300

Distance to Thauvenay

from Bourges (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 177 km

from Calais: 412 km

from Nice: 527 km

from Bordeaux: 382 km

from Strasbourg: 390 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bue, Couargues, Gardefort, Menetreol-sous-Sancerre, Saint-Bouize, Saint-Satur, Sancerre, Tracy-sur-Loire, Verdigny and Vinon.

This page in French: Visiter Thauvenay