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Chitenay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chitenay in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Chateau de Cheverny at 7 km from Chitenay

Visit Chitenay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Cheverny at 7 km and Blois at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chitenay, 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 Chitenay in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 7 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Cheverny guide
Blois

Blois

at 10 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Blois guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 10 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Blois guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
 
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Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de Chambord guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

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

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

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

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

The Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard in Amboise is...

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

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 30 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 30 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 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Although it is the castle that attracts visitors to...

See Amboise guide
Beaugency

Beaugency

at 37 km (direction north-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Beaugency guide
Montresor

Montresor

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Montresor guide
Valencay

Valencay

at 40 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre department

The castle is the main attraction in Valencay, but...

See Valencay guide
Vendome

Vendome

at 40 km (direction north-west)

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

See Vendome guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Loir-et-Cher

Map of places to visit near Chitenay

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Markets in and near Chitenay

  • Cormeray: market Tuesday (3km)
  • Cellettes: market Thursday (4km)
  • Les Montils: market Saturday (5km)
  • Chailles: market Saturday (7km)
  • Saint-Gervais-la-Foret: market Friday (8km)
  • Contres: market Friday (10km)
  • Blois: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (11km)
  • Huisseau-sur-Cosson: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Chambon-sur-Cisse: market Saturday (14km)
  • Saint-Claude-de-Diray: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)

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Tourist attractions near Chitenay, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (36km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (6km)
  • Talcy Chateau (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Beauregard (5km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (11km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (14km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (29km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (31km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (37km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (41km)
  • Les prés-Culand (45km)
  • Parc Floral de la Source (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Veuil (43km)
  • Olivet (57km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (28km)
  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (29km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chitenay is in the western-centre of France at 11 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Chitenay is 168 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chitenay

Canton: Contres

Arrondissement: Blois

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41120

Distance to Chitenay

from Blois (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 168 km

from Calais: 386 km

from Nice: 623 km

from Bordeaux: 331 km

from Strasbourg: 489 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 Chitenay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cellettes, Chailles, Cormeray, Fougeres-sur-Bievre, Les Montils, Monthou-sur-Bievre, Ouchamps and Seur.

This page in French: Visiter Chitenay

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