Vicq-Exemplet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vicq-Exemplet in Indre

Photo is of Saint-Chartier at 12 km from Vicq-Exemplet

Visit Vicq-Exemplet: highlights and tourist information

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Vicq-Exemplet 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 Vicq-Exemplet in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Chartier at 12 km and La Chatre at 13 km.

Vicq-Exemplet, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Chartier guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Chatre guide


at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Nohant-Vic guide


at 19 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 38 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Issoudun guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateauroux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 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 46 km (direction east), in the Allier department

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

See Herisson guide


at 47 km (direction west)

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide


at 48 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 66 km (direction west-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 Vicq-Exemplet

  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (9km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (14km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (32km)
  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (37km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (39km)
  • Saint-Florent-sur-Cher: market Friday & (41km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (43km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (43km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (48km)

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Tourist attractions near Vicq-Exemplet, France

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

Heritage sites

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

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (12km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (20km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (28km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (28km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (6km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (14km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (19km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (29km)
  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (39km)
  • Foret de Troncais (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Eguzon-Chantome (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Vicq-Exemplet is in the eastern-center of France at 40 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Vicq-Exemplet is 248 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vicq-Exemplet

Canton: Châtre

Arrondissement: Châtre

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36400

Distance to Vicq-Exemplet

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 248 km

from Calais: 481 km

from Nice: 517 km

from Bordeaux: 290 km

from Strasbourg: 473 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 Vicq-Exemplet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beddes, La Berthenoux, Maisonnais, Rezay and Thevet-Saint-Julien.

This page in French: Visiter Vicq-Exemplet