Verneuil tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bourges Cathedral at 34 km from Verneuil

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Verneuil 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 Verneuil in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourges Cathedral at 34 km and Bourges at 34 km.

Verneuil, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide


at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bourges guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-east), in the Allier department

The ruined castle and the historic centre along the banks of the Aumance river...

See Herisson guide


at 36 km (direction south-west)

The castle at Culan is one of the most interesting in the quiet Cher...

See Culan guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction east)

The story of the renewal of Apremont-sur-Allier is fascinating, and leads us to the...

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide


at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nievre department

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments and houses dating from the...

See Nevers guide


at 47 km (direction north-west)

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide


at 49 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Issoudun guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Nievre department

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

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide


at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre department

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

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre department

The 18th century French manor house where George Sand lived is the main attraction...

See Nohant-Vic guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre department

La Chatre is a small town and quick to explore - before setting off...

See La Chatre guide


at 55 km (direction east-south-east), in the Allier department

The Priory Church of Saint-Peter and Saint-Paul with the tombes of the Dukes of...

See Souvigny guide

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Markets in and near Verneuil

  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (27km)
  • Baugy: market Friday (31km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (33km)
  • Saint-Florent-sur-Cher: market Friday & (34km)
  • Bourges: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (34km)
  • Cosne-d'Allier: market Tuesday (42km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (42km)

More information about Verneuil, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Verneuil, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (13km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (13km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (43km)
  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (25km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (34km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (35km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (36km)
  • Forgeneuve (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (21km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (12km)

Geography and distances

Verneuil is in the center of France at 34 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Verneuil is 228 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Verneuil

Canton: Dun-sur-Auron

Arrondissement: Saint-Amand-Montrond

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18210

Distance to Verneuil

from Bourges (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 228 km

from Calais: 463 km

from Nice: 503 km

from Bordeaux: 330 km

from Strasbourg: 432 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 Verneuil from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arpheuilles, Cogny, Le Pondy, Parnay and Thaumiers.

This page in French: Visiter Verneuil