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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Indre

Geographical information

Latitude46.6240590 (N 46° 37’ 27”)
Longitude2.0118640 (E 2° 0’ 43”)
AltitudeFrom 194m to 246m
Surface area11.21 km²
Population262 inhabitants
Density23 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureChâteauroux (35 km, 41 min)
Insee code36100
IntercommunalityCC de la Châtre et Sainte Sévère

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Chartier4.2 km (7 min)
Montgivray4.6 km (8 min)
Verneuil-sur-Igneraie4.6 km (7 min)
Nohant-Vic5.6 km (8 min)
La Châtre5.9 km (8 min)
Thevet-Saint-Julien6.6 km (9 min)
Lacs7.3 km (10 min)
Briantes9.2 km (12 min)
La Berthenoux9.4 km (13 min)
Le Magny9.5 km (12 min)
Sarzay10.2 km (17 min)
Montipouret11 km (14 min)
Vicq-Exemplet12.3 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

Ars Castle, owned by the town of La Chatre, is a wonderful site, open to visitors for exhibitions. It also hosts private events, seminars and concerts.

Places of interest


Events and festivities

Feast of the frog every year in May.

International Festival of the Masters luthiers and ringers every year in July.

Motocoeur every year the weekend around the St. Lawrence in August.


Château d'Ars
Château d'Ars
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Visit an American plains bison farm
Nature and the great outdoors2 € Audes (43 km)
La Brézentine painting studio tour
Arts and CraftsFreeDun-le-Palestel (44 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Lamy Wood Circuit
HikeEasy3h00Moutier-Malcard (26 km)
Tour of Hérisson’s medieval town
Village visitEasy1h00Hérisson (55 km)
Voueize Gorges
HikeEasy2h00Chambon-sur-Voueize (58 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals