Chailles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Blois at 5 km from Chailles

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Chailles 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 Chailles in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Blois at 5 km and Chateau de Blois at 5 km.

Chailles, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Blois guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 5 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Blois guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Cheverny guide
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Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Chambord guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 27 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 28 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise guide
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 28 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau d'Amboise guide


at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Amboise guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 30 km (direction south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide


at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

See Vendome guide


at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Beaugency guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

With a river and ancient bridge below and an ancient castle above...

See Lavardin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Montresor guide

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Markets in and near Chailles

Market days in Chailles: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Chailles: market Saturday (0km)
  • Les Montils: market Saturday (5km)
  • Saint-Gervais-la-Foret: market Friday (5km)
  • Cellettes: market Thursday (6km)
  • Blois: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (6km)
  • Chambon-sur-Cisse: market Saturday (7km)
  • Cormeray: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Saint-Claude-de-Diray: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Huisseau-sur-Cosson: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Herbault: market Monday (15km)

More information about Chailles, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Chailles, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (34km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (10km)
  • Talcy Chateau (28km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Beauregard (6km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (6km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (12km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (28km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (30km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (34km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (34km)
  • Les prés-Culand (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Olivet (57km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (59km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (24km)
  • ZooParc de Beauval (33km)

Geography and distances

Chailles is in the western-centre of France at 6 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Chailles is 166 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chailles

Canton: Blois 2e Canton

Arrondissement: Blois

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41120

Distance to Chailles

from Blois (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 166 km

from Calais: 381 km

from Nice: 630 km

from Bordeaux: 334 km

from Strasbourg: 492 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 Chailles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blois, Cande-sur-Beuvron, Cellettes, Chitenay, Chouzy-sur-Cisse, Les Montils, Saint-Gervais-la-Foret, Seur and Vineuil.

This page in French: Visiter Chailles


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