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Visit Urciers: highlights and tourist information

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Urciers 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 45 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Urciers is 259 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Chatre at 12 km and Culan at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Urciers, 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 Urciers 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 Urciers


Markets in and near Urciers

  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (6km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (22km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (24km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (36km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (37km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (42km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (45km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (45km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (49km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (51km)

More information about Urciers, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Urciers, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (26km)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (16km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (29km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (34km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (35km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (13km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (17km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (21km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (24km)
  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (29km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (39km)
  • Eguzon-Chantome (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Urciers

Canton: Sainte-Sévère-sur-Indre

Arrondissement: Châtre

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36160

Distance to Urciers

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 259 km

from Calais: 491 km

from Nice: 511 km

from Bordeaux: 283 km

from Strasbourg: 479 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champillet, Chateaumeillant, Feusines, La Motte-Feuilly, Lignerolles, Montlevicq, Neret and Sainte-Severe-sur-Indre.

This page in French: Visiter Urciers

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