Vornay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bourges Cathedral at 19 km from Vornay

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Vornay 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 Vornay in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourges Cathedral at 19 km and Bourges at 19 km.

Vornay, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bourges Cathedral guide


at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bourges guide
Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide


at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east)

The story of the renewal of Apremont-sur-Allier is fascinating, and leads us to the...

See Apremont-sur-Allier guide
La Charite-sur-Loire

La Charite-sur-Loire

at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nievre department

In La Charité-sur-Loire you can visit the abbey church and other monastery buildings...

See La Charite-sur-Loire guide


at 43 km (direction east), in the Nievre department

The ancient centre of Nevers contains several interesting monuments and houses dating from the...

See Nevers guide


at 44 km (direction north-east)

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

See Sancerre guide


at 45 km (direction west), in the Indre department

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

See Issoudun guide


at 50 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Culan guide


at 58 km (direction west-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 60 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre department

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

See Nohant-Vic guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 63 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre department

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

See La Chatre guide


at 67 km (direction south-east), in the Allier department

The Priory Church of Saint-Peter and Saint-Paul with the tombes of the Dukes of...

See Souvigny guide

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Markets in and near Vornay

  • Dun-sur-Auron: market Saturday (10km)
  • Baugy: market Friday (16km)
  • Bourges: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Saint-Florent-sur-Cher: market Friday & (26km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Sancoins: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Mehun-sur-Yevre: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Henrichemont: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Lurcy-Levis: market Monday (38km)
  • Fourchambault: market Sunday (38km)

More information about Vornay, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Vornay, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint André (Jussy-Champagne) (5km)
  • Collegiale Saint Etienne (Dun-sur-Auron) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Blet) (14km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (25km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (31km)
  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ygrande) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Bourbon-l'Archambault) (57km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Prés Fichaux (19km)
  • Parc floral d'Apremont (36km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (39km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Troncais (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Pougues-les-Eaux (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (28km)
  • Issoudun (45km)

Geography and distances

Vornay is in the center of France at 19 kilometres from Bourges, the department capital (general information: Vornay is 210 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vornay

Canton: Baugy

Arrondissement: Bourges

Department: Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 18130

Distance to Vornay

from Bourges (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 210 km

from Calais: 445 km

from Nice: 516 km

from Bordeaux: 341 km

from Strasbourg: 425 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 Vornay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annoix, Crosses, Jussy-Champagne, Osmery, Saint-Denis-de-Palin and Saint-Just.

This page in French: Visiter Vornay