Aze tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vendome at 8 km from Aze

Visit Aze: highlights and tourist information

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Aze is situated in the Loir-et-Cher department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Aze in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vendome at 8 km and Lavardin at 15 km.

Aze, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Vendome

Vendome

at 8 km (direction south-east)

Now listed as a 'town of art and history', Vendome retains many...

See Vendome guide
Lavardin

Lavardin

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction south-west)

With a river and ancient bridge below and an ancient castle above...

See Lavardin guide
Chateaudun

Chateaudun

National Monument at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Both the castle and the town along the Loir River make Chateaudun...

See Chateaudun guide
Blois

Blois

at 39 km (direction south-east)

The town of Blois, with its castle, cathedral, extensive historic centre and...

See Blois guide
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Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 39 km (direction south-east)

One of the most impressive of the Loire castles, the Chateau de...

See Chateau de Blois guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 44 km (direction south-south-east)

The small village of Chaumont-sur-Loire is dominated by the Chateau de Chaumont,...

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 45 km (direction north-west), in the Sarthe department

The medieval character and picturesque setting make La Ferté-Bernard one of our...

See La Ferte-Bernard guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

The largest castle in the Loire Valley, Chateau de Chambord exceeds all...

See Chateau de Chambord guide
Beaugency

Beaugency

at 48 km (direction east), in the Loiret department

A small town on the banks of the Loire River, Beaugency squeezes...

See Beaugency guide
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 49 km (direction south), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Chateau d'Amboise is a castle with impressive gardens and a lovely...

See Chateau d'Amboise guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 49 km (direction south), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard in Amboise is the first Renaissance...

See Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard guide
Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 49 km (direction south), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Clos-Lucé was home to Leonardo da Vinci and you...

See Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise guide
Amboise

Amboise

at 50 km (direction south), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Although it is the castle that attracts visitors to Amboise, you will...

See Amboise guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 52 km (direction south-east)

Cheverny Castle is perhaps the most opulently furnished of the Loire castles,...

See Chateau de Cheverny guide

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Markets in and near Aze

  • Saint-Ouen: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Pezou: market Thursday (11km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (15km)
  • Mondoubleau: market Saturday & Monday all day (16km)
  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (21km)
  • Droue: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Oucques: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Souday: market Wednesday (23km)

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Tourist attractions near Aze, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (34km)
  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (16km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (28km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (34km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (38km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (44km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (45km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (25km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (36km)
 
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Geography and distances

Aze is in the western-centre of France at 38 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Aze is 150 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Aze

Canton: Vendôme 1er Canton

Arrondissement: Vendôme

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41100

Distance to Aze

from Blois (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 150 km

from Calais: 350 km

from Nice: 670 km

from Bordeaux: 356 km

from Strasbourg: 506 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Danze, Epuisay, Mazange, Rahart, Vendome and Villiers-sur-Loir.

This page in French: Visiter Aze

 
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