Thizay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Thizay in Indre

Visit Thizay: highlights and tourist information

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Thizay 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 19 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Thizay is 220 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Issoudun at 9 km and Chateauroux at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Thizay, 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 Thizay 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 Thizay

Markets in and near Thizay

  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (9km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (19km)
  • Vatan: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Reuilly: market Friday (23km)
  • Levroux: market Monday (24km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (26km)
  • Saint-Florent-sur-Cher: market Friday & (27km)
  • Gracay: market Thursday (28km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Mehun-sur-Yevre: market Wednesday (36km)

More information about Thizay, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Thizay, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (35km)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (32km)
  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (43km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (43km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (24km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (29km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (37km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (42km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (21km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (57km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Thizay

Canton: Issoudun-Sud

Arrondissement: Issoudun

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36100

Distance to Thizay

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 220 km

from Calais: 450 km

from Nice: 549 km

from Bordeaux: 299 km

from Strasbourg: 475 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Conde, Neuvy-Pailloux, Saint-Aoustrille, Saint-Valentin and Sainte-Fauste.

This page in French: Visiter Thizay