Couddes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Cheverny at 16 km from Couddes

Visit Couddes: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Couddes in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Cheverny at 16 km and Chateau de Chaumont at 21 km.

Couddes, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

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

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

See Chateau de Cheverny guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Blois guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 26 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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at 26 km (direction south-east), in the Indre department

The castle is the main attraction in Valencay, but we also suggest...

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Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 26 km (direction south-east), in the Indre department

The renaissance style castle and formal gardens make the Chateau de Valencay...

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Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Montresor guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

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

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

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Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

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

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

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Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

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

The Chateau de Clos-Lucé was home to Leonardo da Vinci and you...

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Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 32 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Chateau d'Amboise is a castle with impressive gardens and a lovely...

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at 32 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Although it is the castle that attracts visitors to Amboise, you will...

See Amboise guide


at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Numerous historic monuments make the citadel in Loches a very interesting place...

See Loches guide

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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

Couddes is in the western-centre of France at 26 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Couddes is 180 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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