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Getting There -- If you're driving, it's a 1-hour trip from Bourges to La Châtre on D940 south. The closest train station is in Châteauroux, 36km (22 miles) from La Châtre; connecting bus service (no. 15) links Châteauroux to Nohant/La Châtre. Nohant and La Châtre are 6km (3 3/4 miles) apart. From Bourges, you can buy a combination train and bus ticket to La Châtre via Châteauroux. Five daily trains make the run to Châteauroux, where you transfer to a bus to complete the 2-hour trip. For complete train information, call tel. 36-35, or 08-92-35-35-35 outside France.

Visitor Information -- The nearest Office de Tourisme is 134 rue Nationale in La Châtre (tel. 02-54-48-22-64; fax 02-54-06-09-15; www.pays-george-sand.com).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.