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Le Magny

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Indre

Le Magny - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Indre

Geographical information

MunicipalityLe Magny
Tourism label
Latitude46.5660740 (N 46° 33’ 58”)
Longitude1.9592520 (E 1° 57’ 33”)
AltitudeFrom 207m to 294m
Surface area17.84 km²
Population1098 inhabitants
Density61 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureChâteauroux (44 km, 49 min)
Insee code36109
IntercommunalityCC de la Châtre et Sainte-Sévère
RegionCentre-Loire Valley

Nearest cities & towns

La Châtre3.2 km (6 min)
Chassignolles4 km (7 min)
Montgivray6.7 km (11 min)
Lacs7.2 km (11 min)
Briantes8.1 km (13 min)
Sarzay8.2 km (10 min)
Saint-Denis-de-Jouhet9 km (12 min)
Lourouer-Saint-Laurent9.5 km (12 min)
Fougerolles9.7 km (10 min)
Nohant-Vic10.6 km (12 min)
Pouligny-Saint-Martin10.7 km (12 min)
Saint-Chartier11.5 km (14 min)
Thevet-Saint-Julien12.1 km (14 min)
Montlevicq12.2 km (17 min)
Pouligny-Notre-Dame12.7 km (12 min)

Things to see and do

Visit the Priory area overlooking the valley of the Couarde at the northern entrance of the town. It consists mainly of a 12th century building, listed as an additional Historic Monuments, which housed, formerly Benedictine Abbey dependent Déols. The convent buildings are adjoined to the north façade of the church and consist of a basement, two floors and an attic. In the 15th century, a flag was attached to the north of the priory. The western façade is enhanced by two large buttresses. A stone stairway was built parallel to the wall and has an awning itself protected by a stone sink. The berries are from three different periods: the small rectangular windows at the top and bottom of the front are the 12th century, the mullioned windows are broken in the 15th century and large windows slightly sprung on them dating from the 18th century. In the east court, a building containing a bread oven was built on the site of an old dovecote. Dependencies of the priory, two barns porteaux, also of great architectural interest that the City Council wanted to save by buying this heritage. Since 2000, the two farm buildings have been beautifully renovated to house the town hall, library, a digital public space and a showroom. Finally, the town, already awarded a first prize County Heritage, has been adoubée by the National Council of towns and villages in bloom. The Benedictine priory is now tipped to host the Future European House of Poetry in George Sand's country.

Finally you can also visit the garden located on Beauregard Road Belleplace vines mingling with his former offices of vineyard, and orchard belonging to the common Le Magny.

Events and festivities

In January, the evening meal stew organized by FNAC, the association of St Vincent organized a Mass, a parade and a ball.

In February, the St Blaise (Mass, parade and ball).

In April, a card games organized by the Association of Hunters Le Magny.

The weekend of the Ascension: Frequently Asked donkeys, food, parade, flea market.

In June: meals fried mussels with fireworks.

In August, beat day organized by the Cystic Fibrosis Association Le Magny breath for Hope.

The first Saturday of November, cabaret organized by the festival committee.

In November, organized by black pudding puree Le Magny breath for Hope.


Priory Court
Priory Court
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Court of the priory
Court of the priory
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Priory Court
Priory Court
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Town Hall
Town Hall
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Saturday 6 march
Min. 0°C - Max. 11°C
Sunday 7 march
Min. -1°C - Max. 12°C
Monday 8 march
Min. -1°C - Max. 11°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Visit the domain of Nohant and walk around the Magny. From monument to monument through the countryside, discover the country of George Sand.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Axe-throwing at an indoor leisure complex
Entertainment45 € Le Poinçonnet (31 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Lamy Wood Circuit
HikeEasy3h00Moutier-Malcard (19.3 km)
Detours and Impressionist Landscapes - Creuse
Car itineraryEasy45 minSaint-Sébastien (38 km)
Buildings and exceptional places - Creuse
Car itineraryEasy1h00Ahun (54 km)
Voueize Gorges
HikeEasy2h00Chambon-sur-Voueize (55 km)
Tour of Hérisson’s medieval town
Village visitEasy1h00Hérisson (58 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals


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