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Touchay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Touchay: highlights and tourist information

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Touchay is situated in the Cher department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the center of France at 44 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Touchay is 239 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Chartier at 19 km and Culan at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Touchay, 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 Touchay 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 Touchay


Markets in and near Touchay

  • Lignieres: market Monday (5km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (17km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Saint-Florent-sur-Cher: market Friday & (31km)
  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (31km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (33km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (40km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (41km)
  • Reuilly: market Friday (43km)
  • Bourges: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (44km)

More information about Touchay, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Touchay, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (34km)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (13km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (19km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (19km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (8km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (15km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (21km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (36km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (44km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Touchay

Canton: Lignières

Arrondissement: Saint-Amand-Montrond

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18160

Distance to Touchay

from Bourges (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 239 km

from Calais: 472 km

from Nice: 518 km

from Bordeaux: 300 km

from Strasbourg: 464 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ids-Saint-Roch, Lignieres, Rezay, Saint-Hilaire-en-Lignieres and Saint-Pierre-les-Bois.

This page in French: Visiter Touchay

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