Vigoulant tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vigoulant in Indre

Photo is of La Chatre at 17 km from Vigoulant

Visit Vigoulant: highlights and tourist information

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Vigoulant 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 Vigoulant in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Chatre at 17 km and Nohant-Vic at 24 km.

Vigoulant, France: places to visit and attractions

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

La Chatre

La Chatre

at 17 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See La Chatre guide


at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Nohant-Vic guide


at 25 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Chartier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide


at 42 km (direction east), in the Allier department

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

See Montlucon guide


at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide


at 50 km (direction east), in the Allier department

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

See Herisson guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 50 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


at 51 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateauroux guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Indre

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Map of places to visit near Vigoulant


Markets in and near Vigoulant

  • Boussac: market Thursday (15km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (17km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (33km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (36km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (37km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (41km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (43km)
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (45km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (46km)

More information about Vigoulant, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Vigoulant, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (27km)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (22km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (41km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (45km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (20km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (24km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (25km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (34km)
  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (20km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Vigoulant is in the eastern-center of France at 51 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Vigoulant is 270 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vigoulant

Canton: Sainte-Sévère-sur-Indre

Arrondissement: Châtre

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36160

Distance to Vigoulant

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 270 km

from Calais: 502 km

from Nice: 509 km

from Bordeaux: 272 km

from Strasbourg: 488 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 Vigoulant from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bussiere-Saint-Georges, La Cellette, Nouzerines, Pouligny-Notre-Dame, Sainte-Severe-sur-Indre, Sazeray, Tercillat and Vijon.

This page in French: Visiter Vigoulant