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Thauvenay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Thauvenay in Cher

Photo is of Sancerre at 4 km from Thauvenay

Visit Thauvenay: highlights and tourist information

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Thauvenay is situated in the Cher department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

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

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!

Sancerre

Sancerre

at 4 km (direction north-west)

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

See Sancerre guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 18 km (direction 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
Guedelon

Guedelon

at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Guedelon guide
Aubigny-sur-Nere

Aubigny-sur-Nere

at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide
 
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Briare

Briare

at 38 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loiret department

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

See Briare guide
Nevers

Nevers

at 41 km (direction south-east), in the Nievre department

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments...

See Nevers guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide
Bourges

Bourges

at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

Although Bourges is known for its stunning cathedral, it...

See Bourges guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide
Gien

Gien

at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loiret department

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

See Gien guide
Apremont-sur-Allier

Apremont-sur-Allier

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction south-south-east)

The story of the renewal of Apremont-sur-Allier is fascinating,...

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide
Mehun-sur-Yevre

Mehun-sur-Yevre

at 52 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide
Clamecy

Clamecy

at 52 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nievre department

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

See Clamecy guide

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

Map of places to visit near Thauvenay

 
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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

What to do at Thauvenay? 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)

 
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Geography and distances

Thauvenay is in the center of France at 43 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Thauvenay is 177 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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