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Fontaine-les-Coteaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fontaine-les-Coteaux in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Lavardin at 8 km from Fontaine-les-Coteaux

Visit Fontaine-les-Coteaux: highlights and tourist information

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Fontaine-les-Coteaux is situated in the Loir-et-Cher department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavardin at 8 km and Vendome at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fontaine-les-Coteaux, 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 Fontaine-les-Coteaux in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lavardin guide


at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Vendome guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 44 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Chaumont guide


at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Blois guide
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 44 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau d'Amboise guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Blois guide
Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 45 km (direction south-south-east), 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
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 45 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

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

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

See La Ferte-Bernard guide


at 45 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Amboise guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 46 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide


at 46 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Tours is a large important town with numerous monuments, gardens and...

See Tours guide


National Monument at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

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

See Chateaudun guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 52 km (direction west-north-west), in the Sarthe department

Le Mans is best known for its famous car race, but also...

See Le Mans guide

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

Map of places to visit near Fontaine-les-Coteaux


Markets in and near Fontaine-les-Coteaux

  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (6km)
  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (7km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (15km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Mondoubleau: market Saturday & Monday all day (21km)
  • Chateau-Renault: market Tuesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Pezou: market Thursday (25km)
  • Souday: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (28km)

More information about Fontaine-les-Coteaux, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Fontaine-les-Coteaux, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (55km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (12km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (13km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (39km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (44km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (44km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (44km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (46km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (15km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (33km)

Geography and distances

Fontaine-les-Coteaux is in the western-centre of France at 44 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Fontaine-les-Coteaux is 163 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontaine-les-Coteaux

Canton: Savigny-sur-Braye

Arrondissement: Vendôme

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41800

Distance to Fontaine-les-Coteaux

from Blois (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 163 km

from Calais: 358 km

from Nice: 676 km

from Bordeaux: 346 km

from Strasbourg: 520 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 Fontaine-les-Coteaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bonneveau, Celle, Les Roches-l'Eveque, Montoire-sur-le-Loir, Saint-Jacques-Des-Guerets, Troo and Villavard.

This page in French: Visiter Fontaine-les-Coteaux

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