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Villegongis tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villegongis in Indre

Photo is of Chateauroux at 13 km from Villegongis

Visit Villegongis: highlights and tourist information

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Villegongis is situated in the Indre department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateauroux at 13 km and Chateau de Valencay at 28 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villegongis, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Villegongis in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Chateauroux

Chateauroux

at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateauroux guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 28 km (direction south-east)

The renaissance style castle and formal gardens make the...

See Chateau de Valencay guide
Valencay

Valencay

at 28 km (direction south-east)

The castle is the main attraction in Valencay, but...

See Valencay guide
Issoudun

Issoudun

at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Issoudun guide
 
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Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide
Argenton-sur-Creuse

Argenton-sur-Creuse

at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide
Montresor

Montresor

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Montresor guide
Nohant-Vic

Nohant-Vic

at 41 km (direction south-east)

The 18th century French manor house where George Sand lived...

See Nohant-Vic guide
Saint-Chartier

Saint-Chartier

at 41 km (direction south-east)

Take a stroll through the grounds of the castle...

See Saint-Chartier guide
Gargilesse-Dampierre

Gargilesse-Dampierre

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction south)

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 47 km (direction south-east)

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

See La Chatre guide
Loches

Loches

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

Numerous historic monuments make the citadel in Loches a very...

See Loches guide
Mehun-sur-Yevre

Mehun-sur-Yevre

at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 61 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The perfectly lovely Chateau-de-Chenonceau includes a renaissance gallery across the river...

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide

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

Map of places to visit near Villegongis

 
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Markets in and near Villegongis

  • Levroux: market Monday (8km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (13km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (14km)
  • Palluau-sur-Indre: market Sunday (22km)
  • Vatan: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Valencay: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (31km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (31km)
  • Gracay: market Thursday (32km)

Hotels near Villegongis

More information about Villegongis, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Villegongis, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (39km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (16km)
  • George Sand House (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (16km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (38km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (24km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (42km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villegongis is in the eastern-center of France at 13 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Villegongis is 223 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villegongis

Canton: Levroux

Arrondissement: Châteauroux

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36110

Distance to Villegongis

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 223 km

from Calais: 449 km

from Nice: 569 km

from Bordeaux: 285 km

from Strasbourg: 496 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 Villegongis from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chezelles, Francillon, Villers-les-Ormes and Vineuil.

This page in French: Visiter Villegongis

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