Ideas for holidays, weekends and trips in Issoudun and its surroundings
There is plenty to do in the historic town of Issoudun. Why not start at the Place Saint Cyr, which is filled with traditional half-timbered houses? Stop by at the gothic Saint Cyr church before moving on to the 12th century Belfry. Move into the Chateau quarter of the town and climb the white tower, where you will get a fantastic panoramic view of town. Visit the unusual mirror fountain in front of the town hall. Why not visit the Boutique La Cognette, where you can pick up some tasty delicacies such as rich foie gras or sweet marzipan.
Visit the hall of crafts to see the works of local artists before walking along the rampart promenade. Visit the Musée de l'Hospice Saint-Roch, which houses contemporary artwork by French as well as international artists. Relax in Francois Mitterrand park with a picnic or take in the beauty of the Notre Dame du Sacre Coeur basilica. Issoudun is a popular place for gliding enthusiasts, so why not try your hand at this exciting sport? For a change of scenery, visit the abbey of La Prée in nearby Ségry, only 10km from Issoudun. There is something for everyone in Issoudun and there’s no better place to start you holiday than at the Campanile Issoudun hotel.