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Couddes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Cheverny at 16 km from Couddes

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Visit Couddes: highlights and tourist information

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Couddes 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 26 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Couddes is 180 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Cheverny at 16 km and Chateau de Chaumont at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Couddes, 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 Couddes 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 Couddes

Markets in and near Couddes

  • Contres: market Friday (6km)
  • Monthou-sur-Cher: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Noyers-sur-Cher: market Sunday (10km)
  • Saint-Aignan: market Saturday all day (11km)
  • Pontlevoy: market Thursday (12km)
  • Cormeray: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Selles-sur-Cher: market Thursday all day (15km)
  • Les Montils: market Saturday (17km)
  • Montrichard: market Friday (17km)
  • Cellettes: market Thursday (18km)

More information about Couddes, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Couddes, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (37km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (11km)
  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Beauregard (19km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (21km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (26km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (26km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (41km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (41km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Veuil (29km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (13km)
  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (36km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Couddes

Canton: Saint-Aignan

Arrondissement: Blois

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41700

Distance to Couddes

from Blois (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 180 km

from Calais: 400 km

from Nice: 612 km

from Bordeaux: 320 km

from Strasbourg: 491 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chemery, Choussy, Mehers, Oisly, Saint-Romain-sur-Cher and Sassay.

This page in French: Visiter Couddes

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