Thenay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Thenay in Indre

Visit Thenay: highlights and tourist information

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Thenay is situated in the Indre department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the eastern-center of France at 28 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Thenay is 257 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Argenton-sur-Creuse at 8 km and Gargilesse-Dampierre at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Thenay, 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 Thenay 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 Indre

Map of places to visit near Thenay

Markets in and near Thenay

  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (1km)
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (9km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (27km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (28km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (28km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (30km)
  • Palluau-sur-Indre: market Sunday (36km)
  • Levroux: market Monday (41km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (43km)

More information about Thenay, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Thenay, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Brenne (16km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (30km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (16km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chateauroux (28km)
  • Issoudun (56km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Thenay

Canton: Saint-Gaultier

Arrondissement: Blanc

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36800

Distance to Thenay

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 257 km

from Calais: 481 km

from Nice: 562 km

from Bordeaux: 253 km

from Strasbourg: 521 km

Getting here

Thenay is in the eastern-center of France. 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 Thenay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chasseneuil, Chitray, Pont-Chretien-Chabenet, Rivarennes and Saint-Gaultier.

This page in French: Visiter Thenay