Villeneuve-sur-Cher tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Mehun-sur-Yevre at 13 km from Villeneuve-sur-Cher

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Villeneuve-sur-Cher 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 Villeneuve-sur-Cher in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mehun-sur-Yevre at 13 km and Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur at 14 km.

Villeneuve-sur-Cher, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 13 km (direction )

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 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bourges guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide


at 19 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre department

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

See Issoudun guide


at 46 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre department

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

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre department

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

See Chateauroux guide


at 48 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre department

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

See Nohant-Vic guide


at 52 km (direction west-north-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 52 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Chateau de Valencay guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 53 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre department

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

See La Chatre guide


at 57 km (direction east-north-east)

The pretty village of Sancerre is best known for the famous wines of the...

See Sancerre guide

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Markets in and near Villeneuve-sur-Cher

  • Saint-Florent-sur-Cher: market Friday & (4km)
  • Mehun-sur-Yevre: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Bourges: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (15km)
  • Reuilly: market Friday (15km)
  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (19km)
  • Vierzon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (31km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (31km)
  • Gracay: market Thursday (31km)
  • Vatan: market Wednesday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Villeneuve-sur-Cher, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (18km)
  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (29km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (32km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (33km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Prés Fichaux (14km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (42km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (43km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (44km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (57km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (32km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Villeneuve-sur-Cher is in the center of France at 14 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Villeneuve-sur-Cher is 203 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villeneuve-sur-Cher

Canton: Chârost

Arrondissement: Bourges

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18400

Distance to Villeneuve-sur-Cher

from Bourges (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 203 km

from Calais: 437 km

from Nice: 540 km

from Bordeaux: 326 km

from Strasbourg: 447 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 Villeneuve-sur-Cher from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Subdray, Morthomiers, Saint-Florent-sur-Cher and Sainte-Thorette.

This page in French: Visiter Villeneuve-sur-Cher