Vierzon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vierzon in Cher

Photo is of Mehun-sur-Yevre at 14 km from Vierzon

Visit Vierzon: highlights and tourist information

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Vierzon 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 Vierzon in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mehun-sur-Yevre at 14 km and Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur at 29 km.

Vierzon, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bourges guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre department

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

See Issoudun guide


at 38 km (direction west), in the Indre department

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 39 km (direction west), in the Indre department

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

See Chateau de Valencay guide


at 41 km (direction north-east)

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

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide


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

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

See Chateauroux guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 55 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Chateau de Cheverny guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 60 km (direction north-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Chateau de Chambord guide

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Markets in and near Vierzon

Market days in Vierzon: weekly market: Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday;

  • Vierzon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (0km)
  • Chatres-sur-Cher: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Mehun-sur-Yevre: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Reuilly: market Friday (15km)
  • Mennetou-sur-Cher: market Thursday (16km)
  • Gracay: market Thursday (19km)
  • Langon: market Friday (20km)
  • Salbris: market Thursday & Saturday (23km)
  • Vatan: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Saint-Florent-sur-Cher: market Friday & (29km)

More information about Vierzon, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Vierzon, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (51km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Prés Fichaux (29km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (26km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Vierzon is in the center of France at 29 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Vierzon is 183 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vierzon

Canton: Vierzon

Arrondissement: Vierzon

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18100

Distance to Vierzon

from Bourges (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 183 km

from Calais: 415 km

from Nice: 563 km

from Bordeaux: 335 km

from Strasbourg: 450 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 Vierzon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brinay and Saint-Hilaire-de-Court.

This page in French: Visiter Vierzon