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Areines tourism and travel guide

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Visit Areines: highlights and tourist information

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Areines is situated in the Loir-et-Cher department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the western-centre of France at 29 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Areines is 149 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vendome at 2 km and Lavardin at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Areines, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Areines in Centre-Loire Valley.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Loir-et-Cher

Map of places to visit near Areines


Markets in and near Areines

  • Saint-Ouen: market Wednesday (1km)
  • Pezou: market Thursday (8km)
  • Oucques: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (18km)
  • Herbault: market Monday (22km)
  • Marchenoir: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Cloyes-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (24km)
  • Mondoubleau: market Saturday & Monday all day (25km)
  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (26km)

More information about Areines, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Areines, France

What to do at Areines? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Areines.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (26km)
  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (15km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (26km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (29km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (33km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (37km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (37km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (33km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (55km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (32km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Areines

Canton: Vendôme 2e Canton

Arrondissement: Vendôme

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41100

Distance to Areines

from Blois (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 149 km

from Calais: 354 km

from Nice: 661 km

from Bordeaux: 354 km

from Strasbourg: 501 km

Getting here

Areines 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 Areines from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Coulommiers-la-Tour, Lisle, Meslay, Naveil, Renay, Roce, Saint-Firmin-Des-Pres, Saint-Ouen, Sainte-Anne, Vendome, Villerable and Villetrun.

This page in French: Visiter Areines

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