Boursay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Boursay in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Vendome at 26 km from Boursay

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Boursay 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 Boursay in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vendome at 26 km and Chateaudun at 28 km.

Boursay, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

Now listed as a 'town of art and history', Vendome retains many monuments from...

See Vendome guide


National Monument at 28 km (direction east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Both the castle and the town along the Loir River make Chateaudun an enjoyable...

See Chateaudun guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 30 km (direction west-north-west), in the Sarthe department

The medieval character and picturesque setting make La Ferté-Bernard one of our favourite towns...

See La Ferte-Bernard guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

With a river and ancient bridge below and an ancient castle above Lavardin, it...

See Lavardin guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-west), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Within the Perche Regional Natural Park, in Nogent-le-Rotrou you can discover the castle and...

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 44 km (direction north-north-west), in the Orne department

The peaceful countryside of the Perche Natural Regional Park has lots of opportunities to...

See Le Perche guide


at 50 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

Belleme is one of several small attractive villages within the Perche Natural Regional Park...

See Belleme guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 55 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Blois guide


at 55 km (direction south-east)

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

See Blois guide


at 56 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loiret department

A small town on the banks of the Loire River, Beaugency squeezes a remarkable...

See Beaugency guide


at 59 km (direction north-east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Although most famous for its cathedral, you will also find plenty to explore elsewhere...

See Chartres guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 61 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Chambord guide
Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 61 km (direction north-east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

The 13th century cathedral in Chartres is generally considered to be one of the...

See Chartres Cathedral guide

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Map of places to visit near Boursay


Markets in and near Boursay

  • Mondoubleau: market Saturday & Monday all day (7km)
  • Souday: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Droue: market Tuesday (8km)
  • La Bazoche-Gouet: market Saturday (13km)
  • Vibraye: market Friday (18km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (20km)
  • Cloyes-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (20km)
  • Pezou: market Thursday (21km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Wednesday (25km)

More information about Boursay, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Boursay, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (33km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (37km)
  • Le pré Catelan (38km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (29km)

Geography and distances

Boursay is in the western-centre of France at 54 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Boursay is 138 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Boursay

Canton: Droué

Arrondissement: Vendôme

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41270

Distance to Boursay

from Blois (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 138 km

from Calais: 332 km

from Nice: 684 km

from Bordeaux: 373 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 Boursay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arville, Choue, Cormenon, La Chapelle-Vicomtesse, La Fontenelle, Mondoubleau, Oigny, Saint-Agil and Saint-Marc-du-Cor.

This page in French: Visiter Boursay