Celle tourism and travel guide

Photo of Celle in Loir-et-Cher

Visit Celle: highlights and tourist information

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Celle 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 49 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Celle is 162 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavardin at 13 km and Vendome at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Celle, 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 Celle 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 Celle

Markets in and near Celle

  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (3km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (10km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (11km)
  • Mondoubleau: market Saturday & Monday all day (19km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Souday: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (24km)
  • Vibraye: market Friday (26km)
  • Pezou: market Thursday (27km)

More information about Celle, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Celle, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Celle.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (60km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Poncé (12km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (17km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (41km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (43km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (49km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (49km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (10km)
  • Coulaines (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (37km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Celle

Canton: Savigny-sur-Braye

Arrondissement: Vendôme

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41360

Distance to Celle

from Blois (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 162 km

from Calais: 355 km

from Nice: 681 km

from Bordeaux: 349 km

from Strasbourg: 523 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Besse-sur-Braye, Bonneveau, Fontaine-les-Coteaux, La Chapelle-Huon, Lavenay, Savigny-sur-Braye and Troo.

This page in French: Visiter Celle