Blere tourism and travel guide

Photo of Blere in Indre-et-Loire

Photo is of Chateau de Chenonceau at 6 km from Blere

Visit Blere: highlights and tourist information

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Blere is situated in the Indre-et-Loire 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 Blere in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Chenonceau at 6 km and Amboise at 9 km.

Blere, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 6 km (direction east)

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

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at 9 km (direction east)

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

See Amboise guide
Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 9 km (direction east)

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

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

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 9 km (direction east)

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

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Chateau d\'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 10 km (direction east)

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

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Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 23 km (direction north-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

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Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

The la Psalette cloister and the cathedral of Tours together make a very impressive...

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at 24 km (direction south)

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

See Loches guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

Tours is a large important town with numerous monuments, gardens and medieval buildings, and...

See Tours guide
Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Church at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

The basilica Saint-Martin is an imposing neo-byzantine church in the town of Tours...

See Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours guide


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

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

See Montresor guide
Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 36 km (direction west)

The rooms at Chateau de Villandry can be explored, but it is the world...

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at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

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

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Markets in and near Blere

Market days in Blere: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Blere: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Amboise: market Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Cormery: market Thursday (13km)
  • Montlouis-sur-Loire: market Thursday (14km)
  • Montrichard: market Friday (15km)
  • Esvres: market Saturday (16km)
  • Saint-Branchs: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Saint-Avertin: market Wednesday & Friday (21km)
  • Pontlevoy: market Thursday (21km)
  • Chambray-les-Tours: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)

More information about Blere, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Blere, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (9km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (6km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (17km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (22km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (24km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (26km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (36km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (38km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (39km)
  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (40km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (26km)
  • Veuil (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (22km)
  • ZooParc de Beauval (29km)

Geography and distances

Blere is in the eastern-center of France at 24 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Blere is 198 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Blere

Canton: Bléré

Arrondissement: Tours

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37150

Distance to Blere

from Tours (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 198 km

from Calais: 408 km

from Nice: 633 km

from Bordeaux: 302 km

from Strasbourg: 522 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive in one of the cross-channel ports such as Caen and Le Havre (about 3-4 hours drive from here) or fly into Paris and drive south from there. For driving distances to Blere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Athee-sur-Cher, Chenonceaux, Civray-de-Touraine, Dierre and La Croix-en-Touraine.

This page in French: Visiter Blere