Villedieu-sur-Indre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villedieu-sur-Indre in Indre

Photo is of Chateauroux at 12 km from Villedieu-sur-Indre

Visit Villedieu-sur-Indre: highlights and tourist information

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Villedieu-sur-Indre 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 Villedieu-sur-Indre in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateauroux at 12 km and Brenne Regional Natural Park at 26 km.

Villedieu-sur-Indre, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateauroux guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is a perfect place for cycling...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide


at 29 km (direction south)

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 35 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau de Valencay guide


at 35 km (direction south)

The castle is the main attraction in Valencay, but we also suggest a visit...

See Valencay guide


at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Issoudun guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south)

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide


at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Nohant-Vic guide


at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Chartier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

On the Indrois river, it is the quaint old town, the castle and the...

See Montresor guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Chatre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction south-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


at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Numerous historic monuments make the citadel in Loches a very interesting place to visit...

See Loches guide


Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vienne department

The pretty village of Angles sur l'Anglin and the river setting make this one...

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide

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Map of places to visit near Villedieu-sur-Indre


Markets in and near Villedieu-sur-Indre

Market days in Villedieu-sur-Indre: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (11km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (13km)
  • Levroux: market Monday (16km)
  • Palluau-sur-Indre: market Sunday (20km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (25km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (25km)
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (30km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Indre: market Friday (32km)
  • Vatan: market Wednesday (32km)

More information about Villedieu-sur-Indre, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Villedieu-sur-Indre, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (24km)
  • George Sand House (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (24km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (30km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (32km)
  • Eguzon-Chantome (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (47km)

Geography and distances

Villedieu-sur-Indre is in the eastern-center of France at 12 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Villedieu-sur-Indre is 231 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villedieu-sur-Indre

Canton: Buzançais

Arrondissement: Châteauroux

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36320

Distance to Villedieu-sur-Indre

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 231 km

from Calais: 457 km

from Nice: 568 km

from Bordeaux: 277 km

from Strasbourg: 503 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 Villedieu-sur-Indre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chezelles, Niherne and Saint-Lactencin.

This page in French: Visiter Villedieu-sur-Indre