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Things to do/Places to go

Have a tour of The Barn

Sidiailles is just a 20 minute drive away

Watch the film, visit the Exhibition in Sainte Severe

Visit the house of writer George Sand at Nohant-Vic

Take a birds-eye view of Berry Province

Chateauroux – capital of the Indre and the second-largest town in the Berry Province, after Bourges.

UNESCO World Heritage site – Bourges Cathedral

Chateau de Valencay – an impressive palace with marvelous formal gardens, a large nature park, a maze, animals, and play areas for children

Montluçon, nestled beneath the Château des Ducs de Bourbon, whose narrow alleyways in the mediaeval town are perfect for a gentle stroll, is dotted with splendid, timber-framed houses.

Discover La Creuse from the air

Valley of Painters: a breathtaking landscape, a place with a thousand colours, steeped in Art History

7km south of Boussac is a natural and protected site, where huge blocks of balancing granite have intrigued for millennia.

Aubusson in the Limousin is famous worldwide for its tapestries that have been made there since the 14th century.

Lac de Vassivière is one of France’s largest artificial lakes – enjoy a full day here with waterborne activities, restaurants and beaches.

The SS Panzer Division Das Reich, destroyed the French village of Oradour-sur-Glane during WWII and today it is preserved in its ruined state.

Additional Information

We always have plenty of maps, leaflets and publicity in the gite and can give you directions to the tourist offices at Boussac and La Chatre for details of events taking place during your stay. It’s well worth consulting the website 36sorties where you’ll find lots of regional tourist information for the Indre, Berry Tourisme is a great resource for everything happening in The Berry Province, for the Creuse have a look at Tourisme Creuse and for the Allier we suggest you consult Allier-Tourisme