Chaon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chaon in Loir-et-Cher

Visit Chaon: highlights and tourist information

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Chaon 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 63 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Chaon is 139 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubigny-sur-Nere at 24 km and Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chaon, 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 Chaon 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 Chaon

Markets in and near Chaon

  • Lamotte-Beuvron: market Friday (11km)
  • Nouan-le-Fuzelier: market Wednesday (13km)
  • La Ferte-Saint-Aubin: market Thursday (21km)
  • Salbris: market Thursday & Saturday (22km)
  • Sully-sur-Loire: market Monday all day (23km)
  • Aubigny-sur-Nere: market Saturday all day (24km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Loire: market Friday all day (29km)
  • Neung-sur-Beuvron: market Saturday (29km)
  • Gien: market Wednesday & Saturday (36km)
  • Orleans: market every day except Monday (38km)

More information about Chaon, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Chaon, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint Benoît sur Loire (Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey) (24km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Floral de la Source (32km)
  • Arboretum des grandes bruyères (43km)
  • Les prés-Culand (43km)
  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (47km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Pierrefitte-sur-Sauldre (11km)
  • Aubigny-sur-Nere (24km)
  • Saint-Cyr-en-Val (29km)
  • Olivet (35km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (40km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (40km)
  • Briare (42km)
  • Quiers-sur-Bezonde (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chaon

Canton: Lamotte-Beuvron

Arrondissement: Romorantin-Lanthenay

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41600

Distance to Chaon

from Blois (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 139 km

from Calais: 372 km

from Nice: 588 km

from Bordeaux: 374 km

from Strasbourg: 428 km

Getting here

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

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Souvigny-en-Sologne.

This page in French: Visiter Chaon