Billy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Billy in Loir-et-Cher

Visit Billy: highlights and tourist information

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Billy 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 35 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Billy is 182 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Valencay at 17 km and Chateau de Valencay at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Billy, 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 Billy 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 Billy

Markets in and near Billy

  • Selles-sur-Cher: market Thursday all day (4km)
  • Gievres: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Chabris: market Saturday (11km)
  • Noyers-sur-Cher: market Sunday (11km)
  • Saint-Aignan: market Saturday all day (13km)
  • Contres: market Friday (14km)
  • Romorantin-Lanthenay: market Wednesday all day & Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • Valencay: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Monthou-sur-Cher: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Langon: market Friday (22km)

More information about Billy, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Billy, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Billy.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (21km)
  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Beauregard (28km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (32km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (33km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (35km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Veuil (21km)
  • Issoudun (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (16km)
  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Billy

Canton: Selles-sur-Cher

Arrondissement: Romorantin-Lanthenay

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41130

Distance to Billy

from Blois (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 182 km

from Calais: 405 km

from Nice: 600 km

from Bordeaux: 320 km

from Strasbourg: 483 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chatillon-sur-Cher, Chemery, Gy-en-Sologne, Rougeou and Selles-sur-Cher.

This page in French: Visiter Billy