Baillou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Baillou in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Lavardin at 25 km from Baillou

Visit Baillou: highlights and tourist information

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Baillou 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 Baillou in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavardin at 25 km and Vendome at 26 km.

Baillou, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

With a river and ancient bridge below and an ancient castle above Lavardin, it...

See Lavardin guide


at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vendome guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 28 km (direction north-west), in the Sarthe department

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

See La Ferte-Bernard guide


National Monument at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

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

See Chateaudun guide


at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Within the Perche Regional Natural Park, in Nogent-le-Rotrou you can discover the castle and...

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 48 km (direction west), in the Sarthe department

Le Mans is best known for its famous car race, but also has a...

See Le Mans guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 48 km (direction west), in the Orne department

The peaceful countryside of the Perche Natural Regional Park has lots of opportunities to...

See Le Perche guide


at 50 km (direction north-north-west), in the Orne department

Belleme is one of several small attractive villages within the Perche Natural Regional Park...

See Belleme guide


at 56 km (direction south-east)

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

See Blois guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 56 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Blois guide

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Map of places to visit near Baillou


Markets in and near Baillou

  • Mondoubleau: market Saturday & Monday all day (4km)
  • Souday: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (9km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Vibraye: market Friday (13km)
  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (17km)
  • Droue: market Tuesday (19km)
  • La Bazoche-Gouet: market Saturday (21km)
  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (24km)
  • Pezou: market Thursday (25km)

More information about Baillou, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Baillou, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Poncé (27km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (29km)
  • Le pré Catelan (48km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (50km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (18km)

Geography and distances

Baillou is in the western-centre of France at 55 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Baillou is 149 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Baillou

Canton: Mondoubleau

Arrondissement: Vendôme

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41170

Distance to Baillou

from Blois (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 149 km

from Calais: 339 km

from Nice: 687 km

from Bordeaux: 365 km

from Strasbourg: 515 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 Baillou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berfay, Cormenon, Marolles-les-Saint-Calais, Mondoubleau, Rahay, Sarge-sur-Braye and Valennes.

This page in French: Visiter Baillou