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Droue tourism and travel guide

Photo of Droue in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Chateaudun at 20 km from Droue

Visit Droue: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateaudun at 20 km and Vendome at 28 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Droue, 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 Droue in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Chateaudun

Chateaudun

National Monument at 20 km (direction east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Both the castle and the town along the Loir River make Chateaudun...

See Chateaudun guide
Vendome

Vendome

at 28 km (direction south)

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

See Vendome guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Sarthe department

The medieval character and picturesque setting make La Ferté-Bernard...

See La Ferte-Bernard guide
Lavardin

Lavardin

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lavardin guide
 
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Nogent-le-Rotrou

Nogent-le-Rotrou

at 36 km (direction north-west), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Within the Perche Regional Natural Park, in Nogent-le-Rotrou you can...

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 45 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

The peaceful countryside of the Perche Natural Regional Park has lots of...

See Le Perche guide
Beaugency

Beaugency

at 51 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Beaugency guide
Chartres

Chartres

at 52 km (direction north-east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Although most famous for its cathedral, you will also find...

See Chartres guide
Meung-sur-Loire

Meung-sur-Loire

at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loiret department

Meung sur Loire is a pretty medieval village near Orleans....

See Meung-sur-Loire guide
Les Jardins de Roquelin

Les Jardins de Roquelin

Garden at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loiret department

The Jardins de Roquelin is a pretty rose garden in the Loire...

See Les Jardins de Roquelin guide
Belleme

Belleme

at 53 km (direction west-north-west), in the Orne department

Belleme is one of several small attractive villages within the Perche Natural...

See Belleme guide
Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 54 km (direction north-east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

The 13th century cathedral in Chartres is generally considered to be...

See Chartres Cathedral guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 58 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Chambord guide

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

Map of places to visit near Droue

 
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Markets in and near Droue

Market days in Droue: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Droue: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Cloyes-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (13km)
  • La Bazoche-Gouet: market Saturday (13km)
  • Mondoubleau: market Saturday & Monday all day (15km)
  • Souday: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Chateaudun: market Thursday all day & Saturday (19km)
  • Brou: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Pezou: market Thursday (20km)
  • Vibraye: market Friday (25km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Wednesday (26km)

Hotels near Droue

More information about Droue, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Droue, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Le pré Catelan (32km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (41km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (44km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (37km)
 
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Geography and distances

Droue is in the western-centre of France at 53 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Droue is 130 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Droue

Canton: Droué

Arrondissement: Vendôme

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41270

Distance to Droue

from Blois (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 130 km

from Calais: 328 km

from Nice: 680 km

from Bordeaux: 378 km

from Strasbourg: 497 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 Droue from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boisgasson, Bouffry, Courtalain, Fontaine-Raoul, La Chapelle-Vicomtesse, La Fontenelle, Le Poislay, Ruan-sur-Egvonne and Saint-Pellerin.

This page in French: Visiter Droue

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