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Overview

Chateauroux, a quiet city in the center of France.

Do you know how the city got its name? Indeed, a castle was built here during the 10th century and belonged to Raoul, and from the "château" of Raoul resulted Chateauroux. This is to say the age of the town…

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Board a train to the center of France and come to explore Chateauroux, this peaceful city that will amaze you for sure.

Actually, this 46 000 inhabitants town can boast about having a great number of festivals and cultural events. Chateauroux offers you the opportunity to visit the Museum of the Hôtel Bertrand, a building dating back to the 18th century and housing great collections of gallo-roman art, or flemish and dutch paintings of the 15th and 17th century.

Head the ancient convent of the Cordelier, dating back to the 13th century, and discover some contemporary temporary exhibitions. To learn more about the region, call the Maison du Berry to understand the local art and traditions.

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  • Very disappointed |
    "We arrived after a lengthy flight from South Africa at CDG to be told that we had to get to Austerlitz to get our train to Chateauroux which then cost us 57€ as we had a lot of luggage and were unable to use the Metro. We were told that we could not get the train from CDG direct but when we finally got to Austerlitz were told that this was incorrect and that the staff at CDG should have known as they all have the same system. Up until now we have always sung the praises of the railway system in France but now feel very disappointed. "