Vailly-sur-Sauldre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vailly-sur-Sauldre in Cher

Photo is of Aubigny-sur-Nere at 16 km from Vailly-sur-Sauldre

Visit Vailly-sur-Sauldre: highlights and tourist information

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Vailly-sur-Sauldre is situated in the Cher department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Vailly-sur-Sauldre in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubigny-sur-Nere at 16 km and Sancerre at 20 km.

Vailly-sur-Sauldre, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 16 km (direction west)

It is the multi-turreted castle and the Scottish connection that explain the...

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide


at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sancerre guide


at 21 km (direction north-north-east), in the Loiret department

With the Loire River and the Canal de Briare crossing in the...

See Briare guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-east), in the Loiret department

To the east of the main Loire Valley, the view across the...

See Gien guide


at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yonne department

At the remarkable site of Guedelon an entire medieval castle is being...

See Guedelon guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Nievre department

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

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide


at 46 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bourges guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 46 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 46 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide
Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Abbey at 47 km (direction north-west), in the Loiret department

Fans of romanesque architecture will appreciate the many period features in the...

See Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey guide


at 48 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide

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Markets in and near Vailly-sur-Sauldre

Market days in Vailly-sur-Sauldre: weekly market: Friday;

  • Vailly-sur-Sauldre: market Friday (0km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Loire: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Aubigny-sur-Nere: market Saturday all day (16km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Loire: market Thursday (17km)
  • Henrichemont: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Saint-Satur: market Thursday (20km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (21km)
  • Briare: market Friday (22km)
  • Gien: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Bleneau: market Tuesday (35km)

More information about Vailly-sur-Sauldre, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Vailly-sur-Sauldre, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (36km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (43km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Vailly-sur-Sauldre is in the center of France at 46 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Vailly-sur-Sauldre is 157 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vailly-sur-Sauldre

Canton: Vailly-sur-Sauldre

Arrondissement: Bourges

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18260

Distance to Vailly-sur-Sauldre

from Bourges (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 157 km

from Calais: 392 km

from Nice: 551 km

from Bordeaux: 383 km

from Strasbourg: 399 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 Vailly-sur-Sauldre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barlieu, Concressault, Dampierre-en-Crot, Pierrefitte-Es-Bois, Sury-Es-Bois, Thou and Villegenon.

This page in French: Visiter Vailly-sur-Sauldre