Service public




Restored 17th C chapel of St-Abdon (visit, seasonal exhibitions)


Restored 19th C church of St-Julien
“Maison du Village” and the “Sabotier”

     An eco-museum con- sisting of two parts :

One part is dedicated to the history of the village and local life since the beginning of last century with photographs and archive documents.

The second part of the museum is the actual workshop of Father Chaise, the last clog-maker in the parish, who left behind all the tools and accoutrements of his trad

Octobre 2004 : Une journée détente et découverte pour les pensionnaires d'une maison de retraite.

His house, with its period fittings and tools, was purchased and restored by the parish in 1997.


Open: throughout the year by appointment.

Entrance free. Groups should book in advance.
Programme: guided tour of the village including the church and chapel plus the Maison du Village and the Sabotier.


  Fountains and wash houses accessible by path.  
  Traditional 18th C Berrichon houses in the village.  


Sport, Leisure and Adventure


Eguzon Lake Watersports Centre (watersports, swimming, walking, climbing), 20kms
Indoor swimming pools : Argenton-sur-Creuse, 15kms, or La Châtre, 20kms, open-air pool at      Neuvy-St-Sépulchre, 7kms.
Camp Sites : Neuvy-St-Sépulchre, 7kms, or Cluis, 5kms
Gym, sports facilities (basketball, football, judo), youth and culture club, computer club at
Parcapuce Leisure Park with pools and cinematic museum at Orsennes, 15kms
Bungee Jumping from the Viaduct at Cluis, 5kms
Race circuit with F3 and karting at La Châtre, 20kms
Indoor climbing wall at La Châtre, 20kms
Les Dryades complex with 18-hole golf course and hydrotherapy centre at
      Pouligny-notre-Dame, 30kms
Cultural Pursuits
Cinemas at la Châtre 20 kms and Argenton 15 kms
“Maurice Sand” Theatre at la Châtre
International traditional music festival at
     Saint-Chartier, 30kms, (July)
Basilica at Neuvy-St-Sépulchre on the St. James pilgrim      road to Compostella (summer exhibitions in the rotunda)
Varennes Cistercian Abbey at Fougerolles, 12kms
Feudal castle at Sarzay, 15kms
  Village of Lys-Saint-Georges, 10kms : château, gardening eco-museum
George Sand’s castle and “Romantic Route” at Nohant, 22kms
George Sand sites of interest : Angibault watermill at Montipouret, the Devil’s Pond at
      Mers-sur-Indre, Gargilesse village
The George Sand and Vallée Noire Museum, La Châtre
Argentomagus Gallo-Roman Site : museum, digs and Roman theatre at Argenton, 15kms
Pomological Society and conservation orchard at Neuvy-St-Sépulchre
Vine Conservation at Tranzault, 10kms
Brenne Regional Nature Park : the “Land of a 1,000 Lakes” with wildlife, swimming,
      museum, 1hr.
The Loire castles, 90 minutes by car.
The Creuse Valley, 30 minutes
Numerous tourist venues, villages, markets, etc. to visit locally.
Further Information: Cluis Tourist Office :
La Châtre Tourist Office :
Local Accommodation :
Watermill Gîte : opened in 2003 sleeps 6, with living room, dining room, kitchen, 3 beds, 2 baths, garage, swimming pool. 300 metres from the village. Tel: Mr. / Mme De Boisgrollier
Emergency Accommodation :
     opened in 2003