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Bracieux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Chambord at 8 km from Bracieux

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Visit Bracieux: highlights and tourist information

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Bracieux 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 17 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Bracieux is 157 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Chambord at 8 km and Chateau de Cheverny at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bracieux, 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 Bracieux 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 Bracieux

Markets in and near Bracieux

Market days in Bracieux: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Bracieux: market Thursday (0km)
  • Huisseau-sur-Cosson: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Saint-Claude-de-Diray: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Cellettes: market Thursday (12km)
  • Cormeray: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Montlivault: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Saint-Gervais-la-Foret: market Friday (13km)
  • Blois: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (16km)
  • Contres: market Friday (17km)
  • Chailles: market Saturday (18km)

More information about Bracieux, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Bracieux, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (19km)
  • Talcy Chateau (25km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Olivet (44km)
  • Saint-Cyr-en-Val (45km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (47km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (36km)
  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (41km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Bracieux

Canton: Bracieux

Arrondissement: Blois

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41250

Distance to Bracieux

from Blois (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 157 km

from Calais: 379 km

from Nice: 617 km

from Bordeaux: 343 km

from Strasbourg: 475 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bauzy, Fontaines-en-Sologne, Mont-Pres-Chambord, Neuvy and Tour-en-Sologne.

This page in French: Visiter Bracieux

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