Mer travel guide
Visit Mer: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Chateau de Chambord at 12 km from Mer
Location: Mer is situated in the Loir-et-Cher department (Loire Valley region) in the western-centre of France at 19 km from Blois, the department capital. (General information: Mer is 141 km from Paris and 360 km from the port at Calais).
Market days in Mer: weekly market: Monday; (markets take place in the morning unless indicated)
Popular places to visit near Mer: these include Chateau de Chambord at 12 km and Beaugency at 12 km. Talcy Chateau is a listed national monument at 7 km and Jardin du château de Talcy is a listed remarkable garden at 7 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 Mer, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Mer
Chateau de Chambord 12km
Chateau de Blois 19km
Chateau de Cheverny 25km
Chateau d'Amboise 52km
Note that all distances from Mer shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Mer holidays and travel
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Markets near Mer
- Mer: market every Monday (0km)
- Saint-Laurent-Nouan: market every Friday (9km)
- Montlivault: market every Tuesday (9km)
- Beaugency: market every Saturday all day (12km)
- Saint-Claude-de-Diray: market every Tuesday & Friday (13km)
- Marchenoir: market every Tuesday (14km)
- Huisseau-sur-Cosson: market every Wednesday (14km)
- Bracieux: market every Thursday (19km)
- Blois: market every Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (19km)
- Meung-sur-Loire: market every Sunday (19km)
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 Mer and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Mer map below.
National Monument Talcy Chateau (7km); Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (32km); Chateaudun (41km)
Remarkable Garden Jardin du château de Talcy (7km); Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (19km); Les prés-Culand (20km); Parc du château de Beauregard (22km); Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (36km); Parc Floral de la Source (36km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Blois (19km); Vendome (33km); Olivet (34km); Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (36km); Saint-Cyr-en-Val (37km); Fleury-les-Aubrais (39km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Réserve de Beaumarchais (44km)
Map of places to visit near Mer & Location Information
Region: Loire Valley
Distance to Mer
from Blois (local prefecture): 19 km
from Paris: 141 km
from Calais: 360 km
from Nice: 632 km
from Bordeaux: 358 km
from Strasbourg: 473 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 Mer from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Mer