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Torteron tourism and travel guide

Photo of Torteron in Cher

Photo is of Nevers at 15 km from Torteron

Visit Torteron: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Nevers at 15 km and Apremont-sur-Allier at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Torteron, 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 Torteron in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 15 km (direction east), in the Nievre department

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

See Nevers guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 18 km (direction north-north-east), in the Nievre department

In La Charité-sur-Loire you can visit the abbey church and other...

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide


at 36 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Sancerre guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 43 km (direction west)

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide


at 43 km (direction west)

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

See Bourges guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 44 km (direction west)

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 64 km (direction north-east), in the Nievre department

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

See Clamecy guide

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

Map of places to visit near Torteron


Markets in and near Torteron

  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (9km)
  • Nevers: market Saturday all day (15km)
  • Baugy: market Friday (19km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (33km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (34km)
  • Saint-Satur: market Thursday (36km)
  • La Machine: market Saturday (41km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (43km)
  • Bourges: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (43km)

More information about Torteron, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Torteron, France

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

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 Saint Germain (Blet) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (25km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (40km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (46km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (48km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral d'Apremont (14km)
  • Forgeneuve (17km)
  • Arboretum de Balaine (42km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (43km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (12km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (48km)

Geography and distances

Torteron is in the center of France at 43 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Torteron is 209 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Torteron

Canton: Guerche-sur-l'Aubois

Arrondissement: Saint-Amand-Montrond

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18320

Distance to Torteron

from Bourges (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 209 km

from Calais: 444 km

from Nice: 499 km

from Bordeaux: 366 km

from Strasbourg: 397 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 Torteron from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cours-les-Barres, Jouet-sur-l'Aubois, Le Chautay, Menetou-Couture and Saint-Hilaire-de-Gondilly.

This page in French: Visiter Torteron

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