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.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateauroux at 13 km and Chateau de Valencay at 28 km.

Villegongis, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

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 Chateau de Valencay among the...

See Chateau de Valencay guide


at 28 km (direction south-east)

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

See Valencay guide


at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Issoudun guide
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 place for cycling...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide


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 and the...

See Montresor guide


at 41 km (direction south-east)

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

See Nohant-Vic guide


at 41 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Chartier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction south)

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 47 km (direction south-east)

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

See La Chatre 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


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

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

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 and gardens designed...

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide

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

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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)

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)

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