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Touchay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Touchay in Cher

Photo is of Saint-Chartier at 19 km from Touchay

Visit Touchay: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!



at 19 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre department

Take a stroll through the grounds of the castle here in the...

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 21 km (direction south-east)

The castle at Culan is one of the most...

See Culan guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre department

The 18th century French manor house where George Sand lived...

See Nohant-Vic guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 23 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre department

La Chatre is a small town and quick to...

See La Chatre guide


at 32 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

There are few important monuments here in Issoudun, but...

See Issoudun guide


at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

A little remote from the main tourist routes, Chateauroux is quite a...

See Chateauroux guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 43 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 44 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 44 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bourges guide


at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Allier department

The ruined castle and the historic centre along the banks...

See Herisson guide


at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide


at 51 km (direction south-east), in the Allier department

Periods of prosperity in the 12th, 15th and 19th centuries have each...

See Montlucon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre department

Gargilesse-Dampierre is a very small village, but also very pretty...

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 70 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

The renaissance style castle and formal gardens make the Chateau de Valencay...

See Chateau de Valencay guide

... 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

Touchay is in the center of France at 44 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Touchay is 239 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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