Varennes-sur-Fouzon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Varennes-sur-Fouzon in Indre

Photo is of Valencay at 6 km from Varennes-sur-Fouzon

Visit Varennes-sur-Fouzon: highlights and tourist information

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Varennes-sur-Fouzon is situated in the Indre 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 Varennes-sur-Fouzon in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Valencay at 6 km and Chateau de Valencay at 7 km.

Varennes-sur-Fouzon, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction south-west)

The castle is the main attraction in Valencay, but we also suggest a visit...

See Valencay guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 7 km (direction south-west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

On the Indrois river, it is the quaint old town, the castle and the...

See Montresor guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 34 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Cheverny Castle is perhaps the most opulently furnished of the Loire castles, and also...

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at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

There are few important monuments here in Issoudun, but we enjoyed a stroll around...

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Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The perfectly lovely Chateau-de-Chenonceau includes a renaissance gallery across the river and gardens designed...

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Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 44 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The small village of Chaumont-sur-Loire is dominated by the Chateau de Chaumont, one of...

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at 45 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The largest castle in the Loire Valley, Chateau de Chambord exceeds all expectations with...

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at 46 km (direction north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The town of Blois, with its castle, cathedral, extensive historic centre and other monuments...

See Blois guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 46 km (direction north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

One of the most impressive of the Loire castles, the Chateau de Blois is...

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at 47 km (direction east), in the Cher department

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide


at 47 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Numerous historic monuments make the citadel in Loches a very interesting place to visit...

See Loches guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard in Amboise is the first Renaissance manor house...

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Markets in and near Varennes-sur-Fouzon

  • Chabris: market Saturday (6km)
  • Valencay: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Selles-sur-Cher: market Thursday all day (9km)
  • Gievres: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Noyers-sur-Cher: market Sunday (17km)
  • Langon: market Friday (18km)
  • Saint-Aignan: market Saturday all day (18km)
  • Romorantin-Lanthenay: market Wednesday all day & Saturday & Friday (20km)
  • Gracay: market Thursday (20km)
  • Mennetou-sur-Cher: market Thursday (21km)

More information about Varennes-sur-Fouzon, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Varennes-sur-Fouzon, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (20km)
  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (20km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (40km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (42km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (44km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (22km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (19km)

Geography and distances

Varennes-sur-Fouzon is in the eastern-center of France at 45 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Varennes-sur-Fouzon is 191 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Varennes-sur-Fouzon

Canton: Saint-Christophe-en-Bazelle

Arrondissement: Issoudun

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36210

Distance to Varennes-sur-Fouzon

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 191 km

from Calais: 416 km

from Nice: 589 km

from Bordeaux: 313 km

from Strasbourg: 483 km

Getting here

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 Varennes-sur-Fouzon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chabris, Fontguenand, La Vernelle, Menetou-sur-Nahon, Parpecay, Sainte-Cecile, Semblecay and Valencay.

This page in French: Visiter Varennes-sur-Fouzon