Where to stay around Indre?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 176 holiday lettings near Indre. From 82 Houses to 51 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Indre for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Indre?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Indre. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Chalais: 42 holiday homes
  • Ardentes: 16 holiday homes
  • St-Benoît-du-Sault: 40 holiday homes
  • La Châtre: 23 holiday homes
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: 36 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Indre! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Indre?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Indre with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Chalais: 42 holiday lettings
  • Ardentes: 16 holiday lettings
  • St-Benoît-du-Sault: 40 holiday lettings
  • La Châtre: 23 holiday lettings
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: 36 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Indre?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Indre are:

  • Deols Airport (CHR): 23 self catering accommodations
  • Vierzon (XVZ): 55 self catering accommodations
  • Bourges Airport (BOU): 22 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Indre?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Indre. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lothiers Station: 61 holiday rentals
  • George Sand and the Black Valley Museum: 81 holiday rentals
  • Ardentes Station: 48 holiday rentals
  • Éguzon Station: 114 holiday rentals
  • Tournon-Saint-Martin City Hall: 194 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Indre listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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Make a holiday rental apartment or property in Indre, France your home away from home

Located in the Loire Valley, Indre, the ‘hidden France’, is a beautiful rural department hidden from the mass tourist market between the Massif Central and the Loire Valley. Considered to be the most attractive part of the Val de Loire, Indre is also known for its cuisine, most notably its goat’s cheeses and pies. This area is still unknown and unspoilt by the tourist trade, allowing visitors to get a real taste of authentic French life.

Things to do on holiday in Indre, France

If you take a self catering Indre property you will be certain to relax and return home refreshed. The wonderfully natural open countryside is a delightful place to unwind, either walking along river banks, cycling down small winding roads or riding in green fields. Along your way you will be able to explore some of the 80 small churches and 100 castles which still dominate the landscape today. The most famous castles, which form the ‘golden triangle’, Bulges, Argy and Valencay should be very near the top of the list of attractions for anyone staying in Indre property, and during September, they also become host to the music festival.

Indre is a hotbed for wine too. A self catering Indre property is ideal for wine tasting holidays, as there are many vineyards in Indre that provide tours and sampling days to the public. Lessons in wine tasting can be taken around the department if your interest in wine so far has only been in the odd glass in the evening!

The Brenne National Park is a lovely place to walk and fish. Fishermen will love the ‘country of a thousand lakes’ as it is known, and there is a huge range of flora and fauna growing here too. Despite its location almost right in the centre of France, Indre does offer beaches! The lake shores are often covered in sand, and there are a range of water sports available including sailing and windsurfing.

Places to holiday in Indre, France

The departmental capital, Chateauroux, is the cultural centre of Indre. It is home to a large number of festivals and fairs throughout the year, especially during the summer.

Weather in Indre, France

The mild climate of Indre is a blessing for walkers, riders and cyclists staying in a self catering Indre property over the summer. Whilst temperatures are hot, reaching into the 30’s (°C) almost every day during the summer, temperatures are never scorching, as averages in July and August stay at around 28°C. In winter, averages drop to around 7°C.

Flights to Indre, France

The closest airport to a villa or property in Indre is Tours (TUF), which is serviced from the UK by Ryanair. You can also reach Tours by train, running from the Channel Tunnel via Paris. It takes just over an hour to reach a property in Indre from Tours, and many visitors prefer to take their car and drive, either from the Channel Tunnel or from the ports of Cherbourg, Caen or St Malo.

Activities and attractions in Indre

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Indre a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Haute-Touche Zoological Reserve (25.2 mi / 40.6 km)
  • Pole du Cheval et de l'Ane Equestrian Center (28.1 mi / 45.2 km)

Exploring the natural landscape of Indre

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Indre. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Regional Natural Park of Brenne (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
  • Chataeu, Park and Gardens of Azay le Ferron (24.5 mi / 39.4 km)