Billy tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Valencay at 17 km from Billy

Visit Billy: highlights and tourist information

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Billy 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 Billy in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Valencay at 17 km and Chateau de Valencay at 17 km.

Billy, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Valencay

Valencay

at 17 km (direction south), in the Indre department

The castle is the main attraction in Valencay, but we also suggest...

See Valencay guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 17 km (direction south), in the Indre department

The renaissance style castle and formal gardens make the Chateau de Valencay...

See Chateau de Valencay guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Cheverny guide
Montresor

Montresor

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

On the Indrois river, it is the quaint old town, the castle...

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Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Chambord guide
Blois

Blois

at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

See Blois guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Blois guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 35 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The perfectly lovely Chateau-de-Chenonceau includes a renaissance gallery across the river and...

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 42 km (direction west-north-west), 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 43 km (direction west-north-west), 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
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau d'Amboise guide
Amboise

Amboise

at 43 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Amboise guide
Loches

Loches

at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Numerous historic monuments make the citadel in Loches a very interesting place...

See Loches guide

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Billy, France

What to do at Billy? 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)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (16km)
  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (48km)
 
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Geography and distances

Billy is in the western-centre of France at 35 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Billy is 182 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

 
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