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Bourre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bourre in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Chateau de Chenonceau at 12 km from Bourre

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Visit Bourre: highlights and tourist information

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Bourre 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 29 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Bourre is 187 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Chenonceau at 12 km and Chateau de Chaumont at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bourre, 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 Bourre 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 Bourre

Markets in and near Bourre

  • Montrichard: market Friday (3km)
  • Monthou-sur-Cher: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Pontlevoy: market Thursday (5km)
  • Saint-Aignan: market Saturday all day (14km)
  • Noyers-sur-Cher: market Sunday (15km)
  • Contres: market Friday (17km)
  • Les Montils: market Saturday (17km)
  • Blere: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Amboise: market Sunday & Friday (20km)
  • Cormeray: market Tuesday (21km)

More information about Bourre, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Bourre, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (24km)

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 (12km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (15km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (24km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (29km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (29km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (41km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (43km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (47km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Veuil (34km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (15km)
  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (27km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Bourre

Canton: Montrichard

Arrondissement: Blois

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41400

Distance to Bourre

from Blois (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 187 km

from Calais: 403 km

from Nice: 621 km

from Bordeaux: 312 km

from Strasbourg: 505 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ange, Faverolles-sur-Cher, Monthou-sur-Cher, Montrichard, Pontlevoy, Pouille, Saint-Julien-de-Chedon and Thenay.

This page in French: Visiter Bourre

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