Authon travel guide
Visit Authon: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Lavardin at 11 km from Authon
Location: Authon is situated in the Loir-et-Cher department (Loire Valley region) in the western-centre of France at 33 km from Blois, the department capital. (General information: Authon is 172 km from Paris and 374 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Authon: these include Lavardin at 11 km and Vendome at 21 km. Jardin du domaine de Sasnières is a listed remarkable garden at 9 km and Lavardin is a listed most beautiful village at 11 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Authon, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Authon
Chateau d'Amboise 27km
Chateau de Blois 33km
Chateau de Villandry 45km
Note that all distances from Authon shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Authon holidays and travel
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Markets near Authon
- Chateau-Renault: market every Tuesday & Saturday (6km)
- Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market every Saturday (12km)
- Herbault: market every Monday (19km)
- Saint-Ouen: market every Wednesday (23km)
- Neuvy-le-Roi: market every Friday (23km)
- Besse-sur-Braye: market every Saturday (23km)
- Chambon-sur-Cisse: market every Saturday (26km)
- Amboise: market every Sunday & Friday (26km)
- Savigny-sur-Braye: market every Tuesday (27km)
- Neuille-Pont-Pierre: market every Tuesday (28km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Authon and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Authon map below.
Aquarium Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (29km)
Most Beautiful Village Lavardin (11km)
National Monument Cloisters of la Psalette (32km); Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (40km)
Remarkable Garden Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (9km); Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (21km); Jardins du château de Poncé (22km); Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (28km); Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (32km); Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (33km); Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (33km); Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (38km); Parc du château de Beauregard (39km); Les jardins du château de Villandry (44km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Réserve de Beaumarchais (15km)
Map of places to visit near Authon & Location Information
Region: Loire Valley
Distance to Authon
from Blois (local prefecture): 33 km
from Paris: 172 km
from Calais: 374 km
from Nice: 661 km
from Bordeaux: 332 km
from Strasbourg: 519 km
* distances are direct not by road!
Loir-et-Cher is in the western-centre of France. Most visitors will either fly into one of the airports in Paris or arrive from a ferry port such as caen or Le Havre, approx. 3-4 hours drive. For driving distances to Authon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Authon