Chaumont-sur-Loire tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chaumont-sur-Loire: highlights and tourist information

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Chaumont-sur-Loire 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: Chaumont-sur-Loire is 176 kilometres from Paris).

Attractions in Chaumont-sur-Loire

The small village of Chaumont-sur-Loire is dominated by the Chateau de Chaumont, one of the largest Loire Valley castles and with a famous annual International Garden Festival: Chateau de Chaumont

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Chaumont at 0 km and Blois at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chaumont-sur-Loire, 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 Chaumont-sur-Loire 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 Chaumont-sur-Loire

Markets in and near Chaumont-sur-Loire

  • Les Montils: market Saturday (9km)
  • Chambon-sur-Cisse: market Saturday (9km)
  • Chailles: market Saturday (11km)
  • Pontlevoy: market Thursday (11km)
  • Herbault: market Monday (14km)
  • Montrichard: market Friday (15km)
  • Cellettes: market Thursday (16km)
  • Blois: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (16km)
  • Saint-Gervais-la-Foret: market Friday (17km)
  • Amboise: market Sunday & Friday (17km)

More information about Chaumont-sur-Loire, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Chaumont-sur-Loire, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (23km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (12km)
  • Talcy Chateau (38km)
  • Cloisters of la Psalette (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (0km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (16km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (17km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (19km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (24km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (32km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (38km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (39km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (41km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (51km)
  • Les prés-Culand (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (40km)
  • Veuil (48km)
  • Cogners (58km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (15km)
  • ZooParc de Beauval (29km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chaumont-sur-Loire

Canton: Montrichard

Arrondissement: Blois

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41150

Distance to Chaumont-sur-Loire

from Blois (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 176 km

from Calais: 389 km

from Nice: 633 km

from Bordeaux: 324 km

from Strasbourg: 503 km

Getting here

Chaumont-sur-Loire 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 Chaumont-sur-Loire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cande-sur-Beuvron, Chouzy-sur-Cisse, Mesland, Monteaux, Onzain, Rilly-sur-Loire and Veuves.

This page in French: Visiter Chaumont-sur-Loire