Bourre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bourre in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Chateau de Chenonceau at 12 km from Bourre

Visit Bourre: highlights and tourist information

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Bourre 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 Bourre in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Chenonceau at 12 km and Chateau de Chaumont at 15 km.

Bourre, 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 12 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 19 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 19 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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Chateau d\'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 20 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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at 20 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Amboise guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction south), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Montresor guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 24 km (direction north-east)

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

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at 28 km (direction north-north-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 28 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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

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

See Loches guide


at 33 km (direction east-south-east), in the Indre department

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

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Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 33 km (direction east-south-east), in the Indre department

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

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Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 37 km (direction north-east)

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

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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

Bourre is in the western-centre of France at 29 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Bourre is 187 kilometres from Paris).

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

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