Verneuil-sur-Igneraie tourism and travel guide

Photo of Verneuil-sur-Igneraie in Indre

Photo is of Saint-Chartier at 3 km from Verneuil-sur-Igneraie

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Verneuil-sur-Igneraie 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 Verneuil-sur-Igneraie in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Chartier at 3 km and Nohant-Vic at 4 km.

Verneuil-sur-Igneraie, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 3 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 4 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Nohant-Vic guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 8 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See La Chatre guide


at 28 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide


at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateauroux guide


at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Issoudun guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide


at 38 km (direction west)

There are several churches of interest here in Argenton-sur-Creuse, and a very pretty walk...

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction west-south-west)

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village' of Saint-Benoit-de-Sault quickly take you...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 56 km (direction north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 56 km (direction north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 56 km (direction north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Bourges guide


at 57 km (direction east-south-east), in the Allier department

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

See Montlucon guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 61 km (direction south-west), in the Creuse department

La Souterraine is one of those 'hard to find' traditional French towns that are...

See La Souterraine guide

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Markets in and near Verneuil-sur-Igneraie

  • Lignieres: market Monday (17km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (18km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (29km)
  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (33km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (38km)
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (38km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Saint-Florent-sur-Cher: market Friday & (41km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (42km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (45km)

More information about Verneuil-sur-Igneraie, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Verneuil-sur-Igneraie, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (17km)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (4km)
  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (25km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (36km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (36km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (4km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (16km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (29km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (37km)
  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (42km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (44km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Eguzon-Chantome (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Verneuil-sur-Igneraie is in the eastern-center of France at 30 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Verneuil-sur-Igneraie is 246 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Verneuil-sur-Igneraie

Canton: Châtre

Arrondissement: Châtre

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36400

Distance to Verneuil-sur-Igneraie

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 246 km

from Calais: 478 km

from Nice: 527 km

from Bordeaux: 285 km

from Strasbourg: 480 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 Verneuil-sur-Igneraie from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Berthenoux, Lourouer-Saint-Laurent, Montgivray, Nohant-Vic, Saint-Chartier and Thevet-Saint-Julien.

This page in French: Visiter Verneuil-sur-Igneraie