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Chaumont-sur-Loire tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chaumont-sur-Loire in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Chateau de Chaumont at 0 km from Chaumont-sur-Loire

Visit Chaumont-sur-Loire: highlights and tourist information

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Chaumont-sur-Loire is situated in the Loir-et-Cher department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

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 sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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!

Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle less than one km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
Blois

Blois

at 16 km (direction 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 16 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de Blois guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 16 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard guide
 
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Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 17 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 17 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
Amboise

Amboise

at 18 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 19 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
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Cheverny guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Chambord guide
Vendome

Vendome

at 36 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Vendome guide
Montresor

Montresor

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction south), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Montresor guide
Lavardin

Lavardin

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lavardin guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 38 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The la Psalette cloister and the cathedral of Tours together make a...

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide

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Map of places to visit near Chaumont-sur-Loire

 
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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)

Hotels near Chaumont-sur-Loire

More information about Chaumont-sur-Loire, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Chaumont-sur-Loire, France

What to do at Chaumont-sur-Loire? 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

  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (23km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

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)
 
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Geography and distances

Chaumont-sur-Loire is in the western-centre of France at 17 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Chaumont-sur-Loire is 176 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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